Harris052416DOLTON – Due to a high number of working families losing their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, State Senator Napoleon Harris, III (D-Harvey) is encouraging Illinois tenants who have missed rental payments to apply for the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

“Many low-income workers and households lack the financial capacity to afford rental payments with missed paychecks,” Harris said. “Emergency rental assistance provides rental support for tenants who need it most during uncertain economic times. I encourage tenants who missed rent payments to apply for the rental assistance program.” 

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Be Counted FBDOLTON – As time begins to run out for South Suburb residents to be counted in the 2020 Census, State Senator Napoleon Harris (D-Harvey) is encouraging residents to fill out the Census immediately, noting it takes less than 10 minutes. 

“It’s not too late to be counted for the 2020 Census,” Harris said. “This data determines the amount of funding state governments and local communities receive from the federal government for the next decade. Every household needs to respond in an effort for the South Suburban communities to be fully counted.”

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01292020CM0698DOLTON – State Senator Napoleon Harris (D-Harvey) urges community-based organizations that provide support services and resources to apply for a percentage of the $7.1 million worth of newly approved grants from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

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02252020CM0215HARVEY – With remote learning and working from home putting a strain on underserved areas without high-speed internet access, State Senator Napoleon Harris (D-Harvey) has announced the Illinois Connected Communities grant has been awarded to the City of Harvey to help develop a plan to ensure access to high-speed internet across the community.  

"In 2020, broadband internet access is as important as basic utilities. I applaud the City of Harvey for understanding that and applying for the Illinois Connected Communities grant program," Harris said. "For now, evidence shows that blended learning will be the new norm—it’s important we start working now to make sure the digital divide isn’t a burden on our students’ success."

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