California county asking for $30 million in foreclosure help

Merced Sun-StarNovember 9, 2008 

MERCED, Calif. -- Merced County's leaders demanded Friday that the state give the area $30 million in foreclosure aid to help it restore neighborhoods wrecked by the housing market collapse.

As part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, California was given $145 million by the federal government to disburse to cities and counties. More than $300 million went directly to cities and counties.

Merced County and its cities weren't included in the round of funding direcly from the federal government.

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