Goldsboro Offers Assistance For Homes Damaged In 2016 Storms

Goldsboro Offers Assistance For Homes Damaged In 2016 Storms

Residents whose homes were damaged by storms in 2016 may be eligible to receive assistance for home repairs through the City of Goldsboro. 

The City of Goldsboro was awarded membership by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency under the Essential Single-Family Rehabilitation Loan Pool Disaster Recovery Program (ESFRLP-DR). The program provides members with funds via a “loan pool” to assist with the rehabilitation of owner-occupied homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storms Julia and Hermine, which occurred in 2016. 

Applications for the program are available Aug. 30 through 5 p.m. Sept. 27. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • The residence must be located in Wayne County, and must be owner-occupied and occupied by the owner during the disaster(s) of 2016. 
  • The gross annual household income must not exceed 100% of the Area Median Income for the City. (see income limit chart in the policy)
  • The residence must have received at least $5,000 or damage from either Hurricane Matthew, Tropical Storms Julia and/or Hermine and still have related storm damage that has not been repaired.
  • The cost of rehabilitation cannot exceed the ESFRLP-DR Program limit of $40,000.
  • The homeowner cannot have been approved to receive a loan from the Small Business Administration or a FEMA Grant to repair damages to their home due to Hurricane Matthew, Tropical Storms Julia and/or Hermine.

Additional information can be found in the documents below. 

Disaster Recovery Assistance Policy

ESFRLP Application