Archive for the Hurricane Resources Category

Jan. 9 Is Deadline for FEMA Registration

Release date: December 21, 2016 Release Number: NR:91 The deadline for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew to register for FEMA assistance is Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Some may not want to register because others have more damage. That doesn’t matter – everyone is eligible to register. Let […]

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How HUD Can Help

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is helping displaced households recover from Hurricane Matthew. HUD disaster-related services for North Carolina include: Disaster assistance for those who lived in public housing, a Section 8 unit or have a Housing Choice Voucher. Survivors should contact the […]

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Habitat Announces Voucher Program

Habitat Goldsboro-Wayne Hurricane Matthew Voucher Program The NC Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund has awarded a grant to Habitat for Humanity of Goldsboro-Wayne to make vouchers available to individuals and families adversely affected by Hurricane Matthew so they can shop in the Habitat ReStore. The maximum amount an […]

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12 Hurricane Matthew Recovery Tips

We may not be 12 days away from Christmas but these 12 tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency still provide excellent advice for Hurricane Matthew survivors. 1 – Register with FEMA before the Jan. 9, 2017, deadline. While not everyone affected by Hurricane Matthew will be eligible […]

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Community Events, Meetings, Give Aways

December 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. – Catholic Charities Community Giveaway 201 W. Ash St., Goldsboro, NC      

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Legal Services Available for Eligible Hurricane Survivors

Release date: December 6, 2016 Release Number:  NR NC 79 019 If you were affected by the floods after Hurricane Matthew and have questions about legal issues such as home repair contracts, working with contractors, replacing wills and other legal documents that were lost or severely damaged, […]

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Flood Survivors Have More Time to File Proof of Loss

Release date:  December 5, 2016 Release Number:  NR 078 NC RALEIGH, N.C.–If you are a North Carolina homeowner, renter or business owner with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program there’s still time to gather the information you need to file a Proof of Loss for […]

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Acquisition of Property After a Flood Event

Release date: December 2, 2016 Release number: DR-4285-NC   If your home flooded in Hurricane Matthew, or if it has flooded repeatedly in the past, you may be hoping for a buyout so you can move to a new location. This is not a simple process. It […]

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Continued Temporary Housing Assistance Available

Release date:  November 28, 2016 Release Number: NR NC 71 If you are getting rental assistance from FEMA and repairs to your flood-damaged North Carolina home are taking longer than expected, you may be eligible to receive continued temporary housing assistance. The aid is available to eligible […]

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Emergency Loan Program for Small Businesses Activated

By Justin Moore, Director of Marketing & Communications, N.C. Cooperative Extension Service A group of small business support organizations has activated the North Carolina Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program in response to Hurricane Matthew. The program will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced […]

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