FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2020
Stone County awards grant for rent/mortgage relief
The Stone County Commission has awarded OACAC Stone County Neighborhood Center funds to assist individuals with rent and mortgage relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are made available through the federal CARES Act.
Individuals who are residents in Stone County and meet income guidelines are eligible to apply, said Sheila Thomas, President/CEO of Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce which is administering the CARES Act funds for the county.
The grant award to OACAC is $50,000, and is designated to help individuals experiencing financial hardship specifically due to COVID-19. The funds are paid directly to the landlord, bank or mortgage company. Proof of residency and income is required. Call OACAC at (417) 739-1130 to apply for assistance.