BOISE -- Low income families on the brink of becoming homeless in Idaho, now have $100,000 more in grant money to help them get back on their feet.

The grant was awarded by the Home Partnership Foundation, an organization supported by Idaho's Housing and Finance Association.

Grant money will be distributed to the following organizations throughout the state:

  • CATCH, Inc.
  • Ada and Canyon counties - $25,000
  • The Jesse Tree of Idaho in Boise - $5,000
  • The Salvation Army in Boise - $10,000
  • South Central Community Action Partnership in Twin Falls - $20,000
  • Aid for Friends in Pocatello - $15,000
  • CLUB, Inc. in Idaho Falls - $7,500
  • Sojourners' Alliance in Moscow - $5,000
  • St. Vincent de Paul North Idaho in Coeur d'Alene - $5,000

The money is expected to help hundreds of Idahoans in need of temporary rental assistance. Assistance is provided to families that are going through health issues or have short-term employment problems.

The IHFA also donated an additional $50,000 to emergency rental assistance for its branch offices in Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Twin Falls and Idaho Falls.

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