News/Public Notice

What is the Urgent Repair Program?

Choanoke Area Development Association of N.C., Inc. (CADA) has received $200,000 from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) under the 2020 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program (URP 20). The program provides funding to assist very low and low-income households with special needs in Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, Martin and Northampton Counties. These funds are used for housing conditions which pose imminent threats to the life and/or safety of homeowners or to provide accessibility modifications and other repairs necessary to prevent displacement of very-low and low-income homeowners with special needs such as the frail, elderly, veterans and persons with disabilities. A total of 32 households are planned to be assisted under URP 20.

Choanoke Area Development Association of NC, Inc. (CADA) has been approved to receive $200,000 in Urgent Repair Funding (URP 2020 from the North Carolina Housing Finance (NCHFA) to assist very low-income homeowners with special needs or with a full-time household member(s) who have special needs in Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, Martin and Northampton Counties.

CADA's Mobile Food Pantry Keeps Going Thanks to Faithful Volunteers

The Rev. Pam Taylor is a Methodist minister in Northampton County. Her husband, the Rev. Ronald Taylor, is a Baptist minister in Bertie County. Sunday dinners at their home, Sallie Surface laughed as she talked about the ecclesiastical couple, “must be pretty interesting.”

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT FUNDING (CSBG)

OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC INPUT

Anti-Poverty Plan

FY 21-22

Choanoke Area Development Association (CADA) announces its intent to apply for funding of $359,638 through the Community Service Block Grant Anti-Poverty Plan for Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022. CADA’s proposed WorkPlan for this program encompasses services to low-income residents of Bertie, Halifax, Herford, Martin and Northampton Counties. The program focuses on a self-sufficiency component to assists low-income residents obtain assistance with education, employment and supportive services to rise above federal poverty guidelines and become self-sufficient. The proposal may be reviewed on the CADA website (www.nc-cada.org).

Due to current Health Emergency, the following virtual public hearing has been scheduled:

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10:00 A.M.

To Join Zoom Meeting click link below

https://zoom.us/j/95199791767?pwd=a2NmNjNFMWNqbkc1ZjArRHl1NDloQT09

Meeting ID: 951 9979 1767 Passcode: 390864

Phone:1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C)

Meeting ID: 951 9979 1767 Passcode: 390864

Written Comments must be received by 5 PM on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 either by deposit in a dropbox at a CADA facility, mailed to CADA, P.O. Box 530, Rich Square, NC 27869 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Board of Directors of CADA will review comments and finalize for submission a completed CSBG application at a CADA Board Meeting at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. For further information, contact Christopher S. Moody, Director of Community Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Sallie Surface, Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or phone 252-539-4155.

Photos from the September 28th 2020 Food Truck Distribution.