The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has been awarded $549,802 in Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) financing for housing rehabilitation, home repair and emergency services programs.
MHDC announced approval of the funding at its annual awards meeting Dec. 2 in Columbia. In a competitive field of more than 170 statewide applicants, NECAC was one of 70 agencies to receive funding.
NECAC received $366,625 in HERO program dollars for home rehabilitation work in Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, St. Charles, Shelby and Warren, counties and $98,942 in Housing Trust Fund dollars to provide major renovations at homes in Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, Randolph and Shelby counties.
The agency also was awarded $84,235 in Trust Fund dollars for emergency assistance programs and operations in all 12 counties of its service area.