Congressman Cohen Announces $7.2 Million in Covid-19-related Housing Grants

April 2, 2020
Press Release
Funding for emergency and community development needs

MEMPHIS – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Memphis will be receiving $6,495,376 and Shelby County will be receiving $704,206 in Covid-19 related assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 


Congressman Cohen made the following statement:


“Residents of public housing and those receiving housing assistance are in obvious need as the coronavirus invades Memphis. This much-needed funding will ease some anxiety over household expenses like rent. I’m pleased that this welcome relief has come in a timely manner.”