Tulsa County makes CARES Act funds available for past-due utility bills

(Tulsa World) — One of Tulsa County’s final distributions of federal CARES Act funding is going to assist people who have fallen behind on their utility bills because of COVID-19. County commissioners earlier this month approved $3.5 million for a utility relief program proposed by Allied Communities of Tulsa Inspiring Our Neighborhoods, or ACTION. The […]

County commissioners approve more money for THA rental assistance

(Tulsa World) — The Tulsa County Commissioners approved another $3 million for the Tulsa Housing Authority’s rent assistance program, according to a news release.  The second installment comes after applicants sought nearly that much in relief in the program’s first week. After the program launched Aug. 24, THA received 1,152 applications and $1.59 million worth […]

Commissioners approve $1.65 million for local nonprofit service providers

(FOX23 NEWS) — Tulsa County Commissioners approved $1.65 million for local nonprofit service providers. Money coming from the CARES act will provide forgivable loans of $20,000 up to $250,000 for nonprofits working to help those in need. Some recipients will include the Tulsa Dream Center and Meals on Wheels. Those groups stepped up during the […]

Tulsa County Commissioners approve $3 million for rental assistance program

(KOTV – NEWS ON 6) — The Tulsa County Commission approved an initial $3 million for a rental assistance program to help those feeling the financial strain caused by COVID-19. Representatives said the program aims to help keep a roof over a renter’s head and prevent landlords from experiencing financial troubles of their own.  “It’s just […]

Tulsa County Commissioners OK help for renters facing eviction

(KTUL – News Ch 8) – Help for Tulsa renters facing eviction is on its way. The Tulsa County Board of County Commissioners has approved an initial $3 million for a rental assistance program administered through the Tulsa Housing Authority. A federal moratorium on evictions ended late last week, and this money is expected to come […]

More financial help on the way for Tulsa small businesses

(KOTV – News on 6) — Tulsa County Commissioner Ron Peters said he and his team are trying to process applications as fast as they can to assist those in need. He said 469 small businesses have applied for help in less than a month. “We’re focused on the need not only for the small […]