Funds now available to help Pitt County homeowners with storm damage

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GREENVILLE, Pitt County - A Pitt County spokesman announced the county, along with the City of Greenville, received funding from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency, designated for assisting with repair to homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storms Julia and Hermine.

Homeowners must meet certain requirements to qualify for the funds. The gross annual household income must not exceed the Area Median Income for Pitt County; The home must have received at least $5,000 of damage from Hurricane Matthew or Tropical Storms Julia or Hermine; The construction cost of rehabilitation cannot exceed $40,000.

Two informational sessions for homeowners will be held on Wednesday in the Pitt County Agricultural Center Auditorium at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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