$16.4 million has been awarded by New York State to various non-profit organizations to aid the homeless population.

According to SILive.com, New York State is awarding millions to multiple non-profit organizations and local government entities to help with people and families who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. The money is coming from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. The 67 grants awarded statewide were announced last week.

Part of what the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance do is provide funding to the Solutions to End Homelessness Program. This program helps New Yorkers avoid eviction and secure permanent housing in New York State, according to SI Live. This also helps program participants receive services to help them have a stable life and housing.

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