City of Madera:

July 2, 2021

New funding available for utility and rent assistance

Two organizations were awarded funds to assist Madera residents with past due utility bills and rent if they experienced financial hardship due to Covid-19. City Council approved the allocation of $402,643 to the Community Action Partnership of Madera County (CAPMC) and the Madera Coalition for Community Justice (MCCJ) during the June 16, 2021, City Council meeting. Funding is made possible through grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Contact CAPMC, (559) 673-9173 or MCCJ, (559) 661-1879 for more information.