Edgartown, Aquinnah and Chilmark will receive $869,884 to provide housing rehabilitation assistance to 21 units and childcare vouchers to approximately 30 families.

Gov. Deval Patrick announced that 54 cities and towns will receive $27.5 million in federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support housing rehabilitation, public service projects and local infrastructure. The infrastructure projects help communities create and maintain jobs while providing improvements to the lives of residents. The program is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).