WCA housing program to use $600,000 locally
February 1, 2018
A community development grant obtained by Wrangell Cooperative Association last fall will be putting $600,000 back into local homes.
The funds come from Housing and Urban Development, through its Community Development Block Grant program. The federal program provides resources to communities for addressing a wide range of unique development needs. The goal of the Wrangell project will be to increase energy efficiency for around 20 residences, specifically for Native homeowners.
“The Tribe was very excited to receive this grant,” WCA administrator Esther Ashton explained. The application...