Wrangell renters have received almost quarter-million in assistance
September 2, 2021
Wrangell renters have benefitted from more than $237,000 in assistance under a federally funded, state-managed program that is among the leaders nationwide in getting money to landlords and utilities on behalf of households economically hurt by the pandemic.
More than $110 million had gone out to help almost 19,000 households statewide as of last week, almost half of the $242 million allotted to Alaska under the federal pandemic assistance program.
Alaska was ranked third in the nation among states for distributing the funds, according to Treasury Department data analyzed by The Wall Street...