American Rescue Plan Act
St. Pete's American Rescue Plan, Funds For Our Future
Learn how St. Pete is investing our federal stimulus funds in an equitable, effective, and impactful way.
As of May 2021, $45 million in ARPA State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds has been budgeted to continue the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to help drive an equitable recovery for residents most impacted by COVID-19. Through recovery relief and transformative investments, we want to ensure that every resident has the opportunity to thrive in the months and years ahead.
St. Pete's Use of ARPA Funds
Housing by the #s
$6.5 million for Deuces Housing and Community Development Project, including 24 units for households with incomes at 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).
$23.8 million for the Affordable Housing Gap Financing Project, focusing on producing new multi-family affordable rental units for households with incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).
$2.5 million for Scattered Site Family Shelter. Funding will allow for safe shelter of literally homeless families with minor children, housing-focused case management, and assistance in locating permanent housing.
$1 million for Permanent Supportive Housing Wraparound Services. Funding will provide intensive case management and wraparound services to individuals and families living in Permanent Supportive Housing throughout the city.
$500,000 for the City's administrative costs related to managing the above projects and developments through 2026.
Health & Social Equity by the #s
$8.58 million for Hubs: Community Support Spaces, which will offer trauma-informed therapy, case management, assertive outreach, and additional services that are responsive to community needs at each Hub.
$1.179 million for Food Security, including the FRESH Pace Healthy Neighborhood Store Program, developing and implementing a Healthy Food Action Plan for the city, and financial support for the Summer Food Program.
$946,435 for Youth Opportunity Grants, a guaranteed income pilot for youth who have aged out of foster care.
$405,000 for Impact Monitoring, to measure the impact of these ARPA funds in the community.