Urgent Repair Program Applications Being Accepted

The Kerr-Tar Council of Governments is accepting applications from July 1 – September 1 for residents to participate in the urgent repair program.  This program is offered to low and very low income individuals for various home repair needs and provides up to $8,000 in forgivable funding for the work to be completed.  Please contact the Kerr-Tar Council of Governments for income limits and further details.  Kerr-Tar can be contacted at 252-436-2040.

Eligible projects include:

  • Improvement required to provide handicap accessibility (Repair or install ramps, grab-bars, handicapped bathrooms or door widening)
  • Repair or replacement of roof when there is an active leak
  • Repair or replacement of dangerous or inadequate heating and cooling systems
  • Repair or replacement of air conditioning system if medical documentation is provided
  • Repair or replacement of dangerous electrical systems that may present a hazard to the occupant(s)
  • Repair or replacement of deteriorated foundations or porch structural members such as steps, landings, decking, hand or guard rail
  • Replacement deteriorated water or sewer lines
  • Repair or replacement of interior floors, or floor systems which are structurally unsound and present a threat to the safety of the occupant(s)

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