Since March, our team has supported state and local governments respond to and mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Our extensive assistance includes procuring and securing the distribution of desperately needed PPE and sanitation supplies; cost-recovery assistance to maximize available federal funding; emergency relief program planning and implementation; as well as, planning support to address potential future impacts and secure additional funding.
On December 27, 2020, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES) Act, appropriating $1.13 trillion in emergency supplemental appropriations to federal agencies and economic assistance to governments at the state, local, tribal and territorial levels. As part of this Act, Congress allocated $25 billion in direct payments through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to help families stay in their homes.
Navigating the ever changing legislation and regulatory landscape can be daunting, but with our policy team's guidance, you will be able to fully leverage and maximize all available funding sources to lead your community to recovery.