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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.

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.

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.”