WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will funnel an additional $148 million to Ohio to help thousands of unemployed people keep their homes while they look for a new job.

The new money, announced today by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will provide $2 billion to 17 states that have been most battered by the economic recession.

Combined with $172 million the administration said last week it would send to Ohio, todays announcement means that state housing officials have $320 million in federal dollars to help as many as 35,000 unemployed homeowners avoid foreclosure.

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