Hidalgo County approves $7.5 million for mortgage and rental relief

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Source: Hidalgo County Facebook

HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas – According to a press release the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court approved $7,500,000 of the Federal CARES Act to go towards mortgage and rental relief.

The COVID-19 Mortgage and Rental Relief Program is a grant program that is designed to help Hidalgo County residents who have been laid off or have had their incomes impacted by the spread of COVID-19, the release said.

Details about how to qualify and apply for the grant have not yet been released but will be announced soon.

According to the release, potential applicants will need to provide proof that they are working reduced hours because of COVID-19 after March 13.

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