Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 00:00

ReBuild NC to Host Additional Outreach Events to assist Hurricane Matthew Impacted Homeowners

Jan 15, 2019

The ReBuild North Carolina Program has announced additional dates of outreach events, occurring over the coming months, to assist homeowners who sustained damage from Hurricane Matthew complete their program application for recovery aid.

ReBuild NC, North Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery program, provides funding to applicants for housing repairs, homeowner reimbursement for work that homeowners have already completed on their own and other housing-related issues due to damage from Hurricane Matthew. The ReBuild NC program is the primary opportunity for individuals impacted by Hurricane Matthew to receive federal funding for long-term housing recovery.

All impacted individuals, regardless of where they are in the recovery process, are strongly encouraged to dial 2-1-1 to make an appointment and complete an application at a scheduled outreach event or one of the program’s application centers.

Upcoming events are scheduled as follows:

Wake County
Cameron Village Regional Library – 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh, NC 27605

Jan. 17, 9:30 a.m. –7 p.m. 
Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 
Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m. –5:30 p.m. 
Jan. 28, 9:30 a.m. –3 p.m.

Brunswick County
Leland Library – 487 Village Rd., Leland, NC 28451

Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m. –5 p.m. 
Jan. 25, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. 
Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 
Feb. 4, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Dare County
Kill Devil Hills Library – 400 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Jan. 31, 1:30–5 p.m. 
Feb. 1, 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. 
Feb. 2, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. 

Hatters Village Civic Association Community Building - 57689 NC 12, Hatteras, NC 27943
Feb 11, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Feb 12, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

During a scheduled appointment, application specialists are available to assist individuals with completing and submitting a program application. 

Individuals who experienced damage during Hurricane Matthew, and were impacted again by Hurricane Florence, may still be eligible to receive assistance for Matthew damages through ReBuild NC.  In order to qualify for Community Development Block Grant –Disaster Recovery assistance through ReBuild NC at this time, the home must have been damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016.

More information, including what documentation may be required to complete a program application, can be found online at rebuild.nc.gov.