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Grant money has been released for a statewide program that is aimed at fueling home ownership. Mahoning and Trumbull counties will share in $29.5 million in the first round of the Welcome Home Ohio grant program that will help support property purchases, construction and renovations of homes across the state.

Six new homes will be built on Youngstown's south side thanks to a grant from the Ohio Department of Development's new Welcome Home Ohio program.

Organizations in Mahoning and Trumbull counties that work to redevelop vacant, derelict properties into productive use have received a financial boost from the state for their effort to improve access to housing.

The land banks in Mahoning and Trumbull counties were awarded grants through the Welcome Home Ohio program to renovate and purchase homes.

Construction of new houses and the creation of a new neighborhood is underway on Youngstown’s South Side, a rare development for the city.