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Due to Executive Order 121

Scheduled Public Hearing will be by Free Conference Call
CADA Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
PHONE #: 1-800-914-8405
Passcode: 7860263

A Public Hearing will be held by free conference call on April 14, 2020, at 6:00 pm to review the current Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan administered by Choanoke Area Development Association, Inc., of NC. (CADA), the Public Housing Agency for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) in Bertie and Hertford Counties. This Plan is available for review March 3, 2020-April 14, 2020 on the CADA website www.nc-cada.org.

Written comments must be received by 5 PM April 14, 2020

CADA
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Attn: Catherine Moody, President
Post Office Box 530
Rich Square, NC 27869

CADA Implements Measures to Safeguard Families, Community and Staff

In response to the current health emergency, CADA is implementing the following steps to safeguard children/families, the community and staff: All Head Start Centers Closed Monday, March 16, 2020, for children and will remain closed until further notice; CADA is working with parents to provide electronic educational outreach and materials for the children and to coordinate meal distribution.

Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, until further notice, all CADA Offices, and Head Start Centers are closed to the public (walk-ins). For assistance or additional information visit the CADA Website, www.nc-cada.org and click on the Contact Tab to leave us a message or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . A staff member will respond.

If you do not have access to the internet, contact the CADA Administrative Office, Rich Square-252-539-4155. Response time will depend on the number of inquiries/calls received. Your inquiry is important and we will respond.

Sallie P. Surface, Executive Director

CADA Office Hours Are
Monday-Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

CADA is a private, non-profit organization, a Community Action Agency, whose mission is to assist low income citizens achieve self-sufficiency and a better quality of life. Our purpose is to promote through regional cooperation, the industrial, agricultural, recreational, educational and general economic well being and health and welfare of the citizens of Bertie, Halifax, Hertford and Northampton Counties.

 

Choanoke Area Development of North Carolina Incorporated.
Post Office Box 530 120 Sessoms Drive
Rich Square, North Carolina 27869
Telephone: 252.539.4155
Fax: 252.539.2048

 

 

Ribbon Cutting at New Woodland-Olney School Apartments is Postponed

Thank you for your support of New Woodland-Olney School Apartments and the renovations that are now complete. . Due to the recent recommendations from Governor Cooper, the general climate surrounding the Corona Virus, and the current efforts to assist in containing it’s spread the ribbon cutting event scheduled for March 27, 2020, is postponed until a later date. For additional information, contact Sallie Surface, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Notice of CADA May Meeting

The May meeting of the Choanoke Area Development Association of NC, Inc. (CADA) Board of Directors will be a telephonic meeting at 6 PM on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. For additional information, contact Sallie Surface, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

CADA Announces Funding to Renovate Woodland-Olney School Apartments Historic School to Receive a Facelift

 

 

The historic Woodland-Olney School that was converted into 30 subsidized senior apartments in 1998 by Choanoke Area Development Association of NC, Inc. (CADA) and many partners will receive a facelift and modernization to better serve the senior tenants who reside in the apartments. An allocation of federal and state historic tax credits has been received by New Woodland-Olney, LLC to fund $2.3 million in repairs including new windows, a new roof, new HVAC systems, plumbing, flooring, cabinets, appliances, improved parking, and many more upgrades. The work which will continue to preserve the historic character of the building is scheduled to be completed by the end of December 2019.

Partners who are working with CADA to make this modernization a reality are:

  • CAHEC-Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation (syndicator federal historic tax credits)
  • NCHFA-North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (allocation of tax credits and loans)
  • Fairview Development Partners, LLC (syndicator state historic tax credits)
  • First Bank (construction financing)
  • Weaver-Kirkland Development, LLC (developer)
  • Weaver Cooke (general contractor)
  • Weaver-Kirkland Housing, LLC (managing member)
  • CADA (non-profit managing member)

The design team is Tise-Keister Architects and Rivers and Associates. EXCEL Property Management will continue to manage the day-to day operations of the apartments. HUD rental assistance will continue to be provided by Roanoke-Chowan Housing Authority. The legal team for this development is led by Debbie McKenney, Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros, PA, Winston-Salem, NC.

The Town of Woodland transferred the historic property to CADA in 1997 for the purpose of conversion into senior housing. Sallie Surface, CADA Executive Director, stated, “We are thankful for the continuing commitment of the Town to provide housing and services for senior residents. Without the town’s support and vision, the apartments would not be a reality.”

For additional information, contact Sallie Surface, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

CADA Seeks Contractors for Housing Programs
Virtual/Telephonic Bidders Conference
11:00 AM Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Choanoke Area Development Association of North Carolina Incorporated., (CADA) has received funding from the US Department of Energy and The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency to weatherize home and rehabilitate the homes of eligible residents in Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Martin and Northampton Counties. CADA seeks local contractors in the following trades to implement weatherization standard measures; Evaluation, Cleaning and Tuning of HVAC Systems, HVAC’s, Electricians, Plumbers, Insulation and Incidental Repairs.

Contractors are also needed for the Urgent Repair, Essential Single Family Rehab and Disaster Recovery Essential Family Rehab Programs. All contractors must have the capacity, equipment and trained staff to install measures in accordance with program standards and the requirement of the State of North Carolina and must provide evidence of trained staff or be willing to train staff to meet required certifications and agree to a minimum of 40 annual continuing education for staff assigned to work with CADA.

Contractors must provide proof of required insurances and equipment prior to contracting and beginning work. Contractors must also submit a completed CADA’s Contractor Application if they do not have a current application on file with CADA. A minimum of three references is required.

Bid requirements and processes will be discussed during the Virtual/Telephonic Conference. Contact Marion Williams at 252.539.4155 extension 521 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. to register for the meeting.

Minority and female owned businesses/contractors are encouraged to attend and submit bids.

For additional information contact: Roy Worrells: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Brad Woodard: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Telecommunication Device for the Deaf is (TDD) 1.800.735.2962.

Sallie Surface, Executive Director
May 8, 2020

 

CADA seeks bids for the following Scope of Work
Field Mentoring
Whole House Weatherization Training
July 8-July 12, 2019

Scope Of Work: Whole House Training: Five day (40 hours) of single family Whole House Weatherization training/mentoring for CADA’s crew-based agency. Training/mentoring is to be provided on-site at the CADA Administrative office in Rich Square, NC or in the field within CADA’s WAP service area: Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Martin, and Northampton Counties. Training includes instruction and mentoring on the following:

  • Attic and crawlspace air sealing
  • Duct sealing
  • Blower door guided air sealing
  • Blower door testing
  • Vapor barrier installation*
  • Blocking in attics and installing ridged board to knee walls *
  • Installing attic, wall, and floor insulation*
  • Wrapping water heaters
  • Where to install smoke/carbon monoxide detectors
  • How to vent fans

NOTE: * indicates measures that subcontractor representative will be required to attend

Requirements to bid: Please submit the following:

  • Name, contact information, Name of Company if applicable
  • Degrees/Certifications/Licensures
  • Experience for the past 3 years
  • Three references <li[Course outline
  • Quote for providing on-site training and field monitorin

Quotes must be emailed by 9 AM on Thursday, June 27, 2019 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Selected trainer will be notified on Thursday, 27, 2019. For additional information contact Melvin Powers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..; or Roy Worrells This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..