American Rescue Plan – State Fiscal Recovery Fund

Have you heard of the State Fiscal Recovery Fund that was created by the American Rescue Plan Act?  Pennsylvania stands to receive approximately $7.3 billion for budget shortfalls and other COVID-related activities.

It is anticipated that the state needs about $2.5 billion per year for 2020-21 and 2021-22 budget gaps.  This would leave over $2 billion for other COVID-related programs.

Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) has two proposals that may make a lot of sense in relation to the pandemic and recovery efforts.  Please click the links below to read their proposals.  If you support either of these ideas, spread the word and share with your elected officials.  Discussions are already taking place regarding the use of the Fiscal Recovery Fund monies.

For additional information, please contact Cynthia Witman Daley, Director of Community Redevelopment Initiatives, Regional Legal Housing Services, cindy.daley@rhls.org or 717-579-3790.