Urgent Repair 2019

The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments has been awarded $200,000 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (“NCHFA”) under the 2019 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program (“URP19”).  This program provides funds to assist very-low and low- income households with special needs in addressing housing conditions which pose imminent threats to their life and/or safety or to provide accessibility modifications and other repairs necessary to prevent displacement of very-low and low- income homeowners with special needs such as frail elderly and persons with disabilities.  A total of 20 households are projected to be assisted under URP19.

Click here for the assistance policy.
Click here for an application.

NC Outdoor Recreation Industry Office hosts Listening Session in the Kerr-Tar Region

On May 21, David Knight, Director of the new NC Outdoor Industry Office with the Department of Commerce, held a listening session in the Kerr-Tar region at the Granville County Expo Center. Over 35 industry representatives from across the region were present to discuss assets and opportunities for supporting and growing the outdoor recreation sector.

To read more, click HERE for an article from the Henderson Daily Dispatch.