Pitt County Community Development, a division of the Planning Department, offers programs that rebuild and repair homes for lower-income citizens. Each of these programs has a specified maximum funding level per home and certain qualification requirements for the homeowners. The County offers these rehabilitation projects to private contractors through a competitive bid process.
NC Housing Finance-Urgent Repair Program (URP) - This program covers both major and minor home repairs. The maximum amount is $6,000.
This program covers both major and minor home repairs. It is offered as a supplement to existing funding. Funds may be obtained to compliment a project for completion. There are two different programs, a grant and a loan.
The maximum amount allotted for materials with the grant is $7,500 and there is no lien placed on the home.
The maximum amount allotted for materials with the loan is $20,000. This is a 1% interest loan over 20 years and a lien is placed on the home.