Berks Commissioners approve grant administration settlement with redevelopment authority

READING, Pa. –The Berks County Commissioners on Thursday authorized an settlement with the Berks County Redevelopment Authority for the administration of a $12.7 million state grant.

The grant is from the state’s allocation of the American Rescue Plan funds, particularly earmarked for the county’s emergency rental help program.

This system was designed to offer rental and utility help to tenants who skilled job or earnings loss because of the COVID-19 pandemic between April 1, 2020 via Dec. 31, 2021.

The county will not be accepting any new purposes for this system.

Additionally, throughout the exceptionally transient weekly commissioner’s assembly, the commissioners licensed the execution of a grasp planning settlement between the Pennsylvania Division of Transportation and the county that may enable the county to be eligible for grant funding within the subject of transportation planning for the interval from July 1, 2022 via June 30, 2028.

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