Urban county leaders demonstrated how the American Rescue Plan Act's flexibility offers counties a transformational opportunity to improve and deliver services to residents and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program, administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury, provides direct funding to states and eligible units of local governments, including counties with populations of over 200,000, to assist families struggling to make rental and utility payments.
In preparation for the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2022 Annual Conference & Exposition, NACo members are invited to submit policy resolutions and platform changes to be considered during the conference. The deadline to submit resolutions
Leaders of NACo's Large Urban County Caucus host a Capitol Hill briefing to describe how counties are investing in pandemic recovery, including efforts to address the nation’s growing behavioral health and homelessness crises.
Counties across the nation are complementing Recovery Fund investments with intergovernmental partnerships to efficiently deliver programs and services, leverage state funding opportunities and support a regional approach to recovery.