Lithonia aiding residents

By Jay Phillips

City of Lithonia officials announced they are accepting applications from city residents through Dec. 31 for mortgage, rent and utility assistance.

Mortgage, rent and utility assistance funds are being allocated from Lithonia’s share of the CARES Act funding and are intended to help residents impacted by the pandemic.

Those wishing to apply for relief may email or call (770) 482-8136 (option 2).

Lithonia officials said they may offer other similar services in the future. One of the services being considered is providing seniors who recovered from COVID-19 with a home cleaning and sanitation service.

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