SCHAUMBURG--(ENEWSPF)--August 26, 2016. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08), along with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Reps. Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) announced $11,447,584 in federal funding to help the city of Des Plaines purchase flood-damaged homes and homes that are prone to flooding. Purchasing these homes may help residents mitigate and prevent future losses.
“I’m pleased that this federal funding is being made available to help provide much-needed relief for middle-class Des Plaines families while making the region more prepared for and resilient to flooding’s devastation . . .