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Three towns are taking applications for an estimated $35m in rent relief

Three towns are taking applications for an estimated $35m in rent relief
Three towns are taking applications for millions in federal rent relief. Hempstead, Islip and Oyster Bay collectively have about $35 million available, assuming they each spend 10% of their federal fu

Hempstead has received 1,260 applications and 570 intake forms for an upcoming round of relief, the town said last week.47 million the federal government allocated for Hempstead has been obligated — either paid out or committed to a qualified tenant, the town said.Islip has fielded nearly 2,660 applications, but some have been duplicates of one another or incomplete, the town said last week.85 million in aid, the town said last week.

i pShare Tweet Email Three towns are taking applications for millions in federal rent relief.Funds are exhausted in the Town of Brookhaven and dwindling elsewhere in the region, according to the state, which is distributing rent relief on behalf of most Long Island localities.

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