NC - NC to Move Forward with Recovery Program

The North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency can now move forward with developing a draft action plan for more than $542 million in Community Development Block Grant — Disaster Recovery funding for Hurricane Florence.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, released details of a federal register notice the governor’s office announced Tuesday. The HUD draft on the Federal Register is available online.

When HUD approves a final action plan, the new funds will allow the recovery and resiliency office to expand its delivery of home repair, reconstruction, elevation and other recovery programs through the agency’s ReBuild NC program.

“This is an important step by the federal government to get additional funds to families still recovering from Hurricane Florence. North Carolinians have waited for these funds since 2018 and we will continue to push for federal legislation to help the federal government to speed up this process and get assistance to the people who need it,” said Gov. Roy Cooper in a statement.

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