ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York officials said that they’re providing almost $16 million to 67 organizations around the state to help fight homelessness and provide housing.

Among the funding announced by the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, 15 groups in the Capital Region will receive a total of nearly $2.6 million.

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Eight in the Mid-Hudson Valley will receive a total of $1.6 million and three in the Southern Tier will receive about $883,000.

Four in the North Country will also get about $883,000 and one in the Mohawk Valley will get almost $175,000.

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Many of the grants are to renew funding for existing programs.

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