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American Rescue Plan

The City of Youngstown has received $82.7 million from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and has appointed a special review committee to recommend priorities for investing these funds to make a long-lasting impact on the city. The committee includes two City Council members, several City department leaders, and two independent community foundation leaders.

Initial City priorities are:

  • Eliminating blight by demolishing at least 500 vacant homes.
  • Improving housing quality for residents.
  • Cleaning up commercial corridors.
  • Increasing fresh food access for residents.
  • Improving transit accessibility.
  • Investing in parks and youth.
  • Stabilizing the City budget.

Funds Allocation To Date

American Rescue Plan News Articles

1st Ward: ARP Funds Spark New Homes Off Glenwood Ave.

February 9, 2023 - The subsidized development of three new homes highlights a $725,000 project under way in the Glenwood Corridor with the support of the City’s American...Full Article

1st Ward: ARP Dollars Fuel Expansion for ‘Bodega on Wheels’

February 6, 2023 - A mobile food service based in Youngstown is expanding with the support of American Rescue Plan funds targeted to the City’s 1st Ward. Aisle One Mo...Full Article


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