Erie Region Gets $1.8 Million ‘Sustainable Communities’ Grant

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has given the Erie region a $1.8 million grant to develop a three-year plan to address economic development, job creation, housing, transportation, and other issues.

The Sustainable Communities grant was announced at a news conference this morning by Jane Miller, director of the HUD’s Pittsburgh field office.

The money will help local officials launch “Destination Erie,” which is described as a master plan for the future of Erie and the surrounding region, including Crawford, Venango, Warren and Clarion counties.

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