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This comes after some local governments received block grants from the CARES Act to stave off evictions.Millions of Tenants Behind on Rent, Small Landlords Struggling, Eviction Moratoriums Expiring Soon: Inside the Next Housing Crisis|Abby Vesoulis/Seattle|February 18, 2021|Time
The plan would finance block grants so local areas could adapt the programs.How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America|Katie McLean|February 17, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The City Council later unanimously approved using $7 million in federal block grant funds to buy the building.Real Estate Debacles Loomed Large on Faulconer’s Watch|Lisa Halverstadt|December 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The city covered the cost with a mix of state and federal sources, and unused money from the city’s community development block grants.
Community development block grant money is a very important resource for excellent programs that serve communities.Bry Has a Different Take on Another Downtown Building Debacle|Lisa Halverstadt|October 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Church bells pealed from St. Catherine of Siena parish one block away.
During his trek, Brinsley twice passed within a block of a police stationhouse and he almost certainly saw cops along the way.
Block 3F is slated for release in 2019, but who knows how much that will slip?New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After walking block after block holding that container, he had suddenly discarded it and was now clutching a gun.
If someone wants to ensure a direct and secure connection, no entity, whether a hotel or otherwise, should be able to block it.How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security|Kyle Chayka|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Spanish troops did not care to venture past a block of buildings in which were the offices and stores of a British firm.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
When shall fond woman cease to give—when shall mean and sordid man be satisfied with something less than all she has to grant?
You will grant that the individual in the controversy would likely be able to judge more correctly with regard to values?The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Democracy, let us grant it, is the best system of government as yet operative in this world of sin.
British Dictionary definitions for block grant
Cultural definitions for block grant
A financial aid package that grants federal money to state and local governments for use in social welfare programs, such as law enforcement, community development, and health services. Block grants provide money for general areas of social welfare, rather than for specific programs. This arrangement not only reduces bureaucratic red tape (see also red tape), but also allows grant recipients more freedom to choose how to use the funds. A product of Republican administrations in the 1970s and 1980s, block grants reduce federal responsibility for social welfare. (See federalism.)