The National League of Cities has highlighted ways that municipalities can lift up the awareness of the CARES Act funding for black communities and overall, but the data shows more work needs to be done. Are your residents among the estimated twelve million people in the United States who did not receive their stimulus monies?
According to the Center for Budget and Policies Priorities, over 12 million eligible residents are missing out on crucial funds provided through the CARES Act that could help pay rent or purchase food. Eligible residents have until October 15 to enter the required information into the IRS website to receive the funding.
This means cities need to get the word out to residents to act fast!