This summer, the state Department of Housing and Economic Development awarded $894,082 in total to the towns of Franklin, Bellingham and Hopedale for housing rehabilitation and fuel assistance.
Town Administrator Jeffrey Nutting said the money will allow needy families to complete necessary home repairs.
"It's to provide housing rehabilitation on an emergency basis," he said.
He said, as an example, that a homeowner in need of $10,000 to repair a roof could apply through the program, and would not need to pay the money back, as long as they continue to own the house for a set length of time.
Nutting said this is not Franklin's first experience with a housing rehabilitation program.Continue reading the article in the Milford Daily News (subscription may be required)
The full set of notes from the Aug 5 Town Council meeting can be found here
|corner of Emmons St and West Central street under construction for the downtown improvement project|
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