Century Receives $700K Grant For Housing Improvements

May 22, 2018

The Town of Century has received a $700,000 Community Development Block Grant to provide better housing for up to 10 local families.

With the approval, each family’s application will be completed and survey and site inspections will begin.

The top 10 applicants were:

Mary Griggs — 9421 Old Flomaton Road
Ada Mitchell — 181 Zion Street
Carrie Watkins — 190 Henry Street
Leonard & Rosie Howell — 111 W. Cottage Street
Carl & Jewel Hammonds — 231 Hudson Hill Road
Aubrey & Rosie Odom — 4661 Highway 4-A
Patricia Ewing — 231 East Street
Idanier Bradley — 30 West Highway 4
Ernie Dupue — 8 Maple Street
Paul Thompson — 30 Hobbs Road

Funding is not guaranteed for every applicant. Each application will be reviewed in the order listed above, and funding is dependent on the funds available and the applicants eligibility.

Pictured:  Homes set for rehabilitation or replacement by the Town of Century include: 9421 Old Flomaton Road (top), 190 Henry Street (below) and 111 West Cottage Street (bottom). Courtesy images for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.


One Response to “Century Receives $700K Grant For Housing Improvements”

  1. nod on May 22nd, 2018 3:17 pm

    Lucky people, good for them. Now how do I get in on this deal.

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