City council to approve "Homeless to Homes" program

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati City Council is expected to approve $10 million for the "Homeless to Homes" campaign Wednesday.

The money would go towards building four shelters in the area.

The $10 million would come from several funds the city has access to:

  • $1.6 million would come from block grant money the city uses for community development, such as public building improvements and housing for low-income families
  • $1.4 million would come from capital funds the city never spent
  • $5 million would come from a federal loan the city will try and get
  • $2 million would come from the 2013 capital budget

The measure to approve the money made it through the council's Finance Committee in a unanimous vote Monday.

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