Additional $7 million being allocated to rental assistance in Fort Bend County

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RICHMOND, Texas – Residents in Fort Bend County hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic will be getting more financial help, according to County Judge K.P. George.

George shared a tweet Tuesday that said the county would be allocating an additional $7 million to the Rental, Mortgage, & Utility Assistance Program for December.

While the details were limited, George said residents can expect to learn more about the newly-allocated funds on the county’s coronavirus website.

This will be the fourth phase of the program that was launched July with $6.5 million. The second phase launched in August and the third phase started in October.

A total of $26.5 million has been allocated for the program since it began.

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