Federal grants awarded for Tallahatchie County housing rehab

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

Two federal housing preservation grants totaling over $155,000 have been awarded for the repair and rehabilitation of 14 single-family homes in Tallahatchie County.

Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) announced the awards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development agency on Thursday.

The awards include:

» $87,784.86 to In Her Shoes Inc., for the repair and rehabilitation of approximately 10 low- and very low-income single-family homes in Tallahatchie County

» $67,284.86 to the city of Charleston, for the repair and rehabilitation of approximately 4 low- and very low-income single-family homes for rural homeowners in Tallahatchie County

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