Houston City Council approves additional round of COVID-19 relief funds for residents during pandemic

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The city of houston is expanding. Its latest round of emergency relief funding to help more people in need city council just approved thirty million dollars in direct assistance that can be spent on any expenses like childcare transportation and utilities not just rent houston mayor sylvester turner would allow people to use it based on their needs. So we're not putting a lotta strings on it saying the people you know your situation better than we do. until now. most of the city's relief. Money was only available to renters whose landlords chose to participate but with this direct assistance. Houstonians will be able to get help without their landlords residents could be eligible for to twelve hundred dollars. The money comes from the city's allocation of federal cares act funding which must be spent by the end of the

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