By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– The Denver City Council approved the Emergency Rental Assistance Program during its meeting on Monday night. It will provide a grant from the U.S. Department of Treasury for nearly $22 million.

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That grant will help people who can’t pay rent and utilities due to the pandemic. The city council is also looking at a $1 million contract to provide legal assistance during eviction proceedings.

Jennifer McRae