Rural Development Invests $200 thousand to assist low and very low income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their residential homes in Bertie County
WINDSOR, N.C., November 7, 2023 –State Director Reginald Speight and members of North Carolina Rural Development participated in an obligation of funds-signing ceremony- with Carolina Rebuilding Ministry, in Windsor, today.
Rural Development is investing $200 thousand with Carolina Rebuilding Ministry through a United States Department of Agriculture Housing Preservation grant.
“Having a home to call your own is a big part of the American Dream,” said Speight. “Having a home and having it in a condition where it can comfortably accommodate a family is what Carolina Rebuilding Ministry is working for here in Bertie County. Rural Development is proud of this partnership and we are looking to continued collaboration in the future.”
Carolina Rebuilding Ministry intends to use the grant to assist low and very low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their residential homes in Bertie County.
Under the Biden-Harris Administration, Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities, create jobs and improve the quality of life for millions of Americans in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural, Tribal and high-poverty areas. For more information, visit www.rd.usda.gov. If you’d like to subscribe to USDA Rural Development updates, visit our GovDelivery subscriber page.
USDA touches the lives of all Americans each day in so many positive ways. Under the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is transforming America’s food system with a greater focus on more resilient local and regional food production, promoting competition and fairer markets for all producers, ensuring access to safe, healthy and nutritious food in all communities, building new markets and streams of income for farmers and producers using climate-smart food and forestry practices, making historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy capabilities in rural America, and committing to equity across the Department by removing systemic barriers and building a workforce more representative of America. To learn more, visit www.usda.gov.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lenders