Available Programs for Hurricane Matthew Survivors

Hurricane Matthew survivors whose homes were damaged can now apply for additional funds.  Funding assistance is available to eligible applicants through the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery program. All programs apply to damage sustained in Hurricane Matthew and will meet National Objectives. For Homeowner Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Mobile Home programs, eligible applicants will have experienced major to severe damage in Matthew and will meet Low-Moderate-Income requirements as defined by Housing and Urban Development.  For more detailed information on each program click HERE


Single-Family Homeowner Rehabilitation
Single-Family Homeowner Reconstruction
Housing Repair Reimbursement
Homeowner Buyout
Mobile Home Repair
Mobile Home Replacement
Homeowner Assistance
Small Rental Assistance
Multi-Family Rental Assistance

Calling all Construction Contractors

There are currently opportunities available for work with Hurricane Matthew recovery through ReBuild NC.  Find out more here https://www.rebuild.nc.gov/reporting-and-compliance/requests-for-proposals

WHAT:  NC Emergency Management is seeking contractors to perform rehabilitation, reconstruction, mitigation, elevation and new construction of single-family residential structures that have been damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

WHO:  Contractors with experience in demolition, foundation repairs, roofs, mechanical (HVAC), electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting, flooring, drywall, and lead-based paint mitigation are encouraged to apply.

WHEN:  NOW!  Applications may be submitted until December 31, 2018.  Pre-qualification awards may be made within 5 days of submission, so apply now.

WHY:  There is a critical need to retain construction contractors as soon as possible to address thousands of work orders spread over eastern NC.

HOW:  Visit rebuild.nc.gov/work-with-us or email construction@rebuild.nc.gov in order to download the Request for Prequalification and Application.

Hurricane Matthew (2016) Facts

North Carolina Hurricane Matthew (DR-4285)

Incident Period: October 04, 2016 – October 24, 2016
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 10, 2016

Individual Assistance Applications
Approved: 29,003

Total Individual & Households Program
Dollars Approved: $98,948,692.76

Total Public Assistance Grants
Dollars Obligated: $284,830,438.68

Designated Counties (Individual Assistance):

Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chatham, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Moore, Nash, Northampton, Onslow, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Wake, Washington, Wayne, Wilson