Peduto Administration Introduces $3 Million in New COVID-19 Aid For City Residents

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 10, 2020) The Peduto Administration has introduced more than $3 million in new aid to organizations helping residents during COVID-19 to City Council.

Legislation introduced yesterday would increase Community Development Block Grant line items by $3,112,342 to reflect the allocation of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. This is the third round of CARES Act funding, also known as CDBG-CV3.

The funding includes:

  • $2 million to the Urban Redevelopment Authority for rental assistance under its Housing Stabilization Program
  • $250,000 to Bryn Mawr/East Hills Affordable Housing Preservation
  • $281,171 to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • $281,171 to the Jewish Family and Community Services Food Pantry
  • $300,000 to 412 Food Rescue for Meals for Low-Income Residents


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Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office