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$622 Million COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program to Help Stave Off Evictions in Michigan

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program

New assistance is available that can help keep struggling Michigan renters in their homes. Around $622 million will be distributed through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance program. Comments from Eva Rohlman, outreach services director, Mid Michigan Community Action; and Kelly Rose, chief housing solutions officer, Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

Chain Pharmacies Look to Hire 1000s for Vaccine Support

Rite Aid, Walgreens, Kroger, and CVS mount an aggressive hiring program. They look to hire licensed pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, student pharmacists, nurses, and other administrative staff.

Depending on the location and demand, signing bonuses in the 5 figures are being reported.