St. Pete earmarks ARPA funds for health and social equity

St. Pete earmarks ARPA funds for health and social equity

St. Petersburg City Council heard how city administration plans to spend the remaining $11.1 million in ARPA funds after allocating the bulk of the $45.41 million to housing. The health & social equity funding, ranked second on residents’ priority list, would create a pilot guaranteed income program for youth aging out of foster care. Screengrab. St. Petersburg is allocating $34 million of its $45.41 million in American Rescue Act (ARPA) funds to directly address affordable housing – and the city hopes the remaining $11.1 million, earmarked for “health and social equity,” will mitigate the root causes of the crisis.

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