Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, Inc. receives $2,000,000 grant from OWRB
OKLAHOMA CITY –The Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, Inc. (COHH) received approval for $2,000,000 in funding Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) for the development of water and sewer infrastructure. Construction to the water and sewer systems will be financed by the Oklahoma American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant program along with $373,168.92 in Habitat funds.
The COHH owns 160 acres where affordable housing is being constructed. These proceeds will be used to install water and sewer lines, sewer mains, and fifty-one manholes.
Joe Freeman, chief of the OWRB’s Financial Assistance Division, calculated that the COHH’s customers will save an estimated $3,108,600 compared to traditional financing.