Stimulus Money For Housing In Eastern Carolina

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has allocated $23 million to North Carolina and local agencies for housing.

Greenville is getting $1.9 million for lead hazard reduction.

Community Development Block Grants can be spent in many ways to create affordable housing. Greenville's getting a Community Development Block Grant worth $216,000. Goldsboro is getting one for $107,000. Rocky Mount is getting a Community Development Block Grant for $178,000.

Several other local housing agencies across Eastern Carolina will get funding for building public housing. Those agencies include
Ayden, Edenton, Elm City, Farmville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Hertford,
Kinston, Mount Olive, New Bern, Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Washington, Williamston and Wilson.

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  • by hopkins Location: pamlico beach on Mar 20, 2009 at 08:35 AM
    why should we pay for these people in what you can afford.thats what i am doing.if you cant afford the house payment .dont get the house.
  • by mary bell Location: ronda nc 28670 on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:59 PM
    i have applied for hud 2 years ago and every time i call my papers get missplaced and now i have 25 more days to move i am disabled and my son stays with me due to my health so what can i do i have filed 3 applactions and they seem to disapear and i cant get nowhere but i need it now so please help me
  • by Tim Location: Elizabeth City on Mar 3, 2009 at 04:24 AM
    31 states have legislation declaring sovereignty recently. Where is NC's bill? The Fed Govt is out of control. The Obama Deception movie will be released March 15th. The dollar will collapse from all this stimulus.
  • by juantia Location: greenville on Mar 1, 2009 at 03:33 PM
    are we going to recieve the stimulus check this year.if not why.
  • by Bootsie Location: Whatchmacallit on Feb 27, 2009 at 11:46 AM
    witn you are a bunch of pasnsie waisted Liberals.I said nothing more than what has already been said.Yet you will not post! What a crowd you have working for you.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:29 AM
    VBush, they have to remove lead off of lead sinkers on fishing leads. They just discovered lead is used on bottom rigs. I think the rest of the money is going to save the nauga. You know, the animal where naugahyde is made from. You know they are nearing extinction due to global warming.
  • by The Wise One Location: NC on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:02 AM
    O.k. naysayers, this is one promise that Obama did uphold. Are you keeping count? Nah. You're just going after the unfortunate mishaps.
  • by Dwayne Location: Greenville on Feb 27, 2009 at 08:40 AM
    Who is responsible for assuring that allocated funds are used for exactly what they are intended? Will NC government again divert funds for pet projects? After all, tea pot museums are in high demand.
  • by Mary Location: Snow HIll on Feb 27, 2009 at 08:18 AM
    Wonder why Greene County is not getting any money? WE have no public housing on section 8 (owned by indivdual owners) We need some improved housing for our low wealth citizens.
  • by Mary Location: Chocowinity on Feb 27, 2009 at 06:52 AM
    Its just a way to state "free housing", they are not worried about lead, mold, etc. More give aways for the lazy ones that will not work for a living. Ever notice how they destroy these nice new developments,they become drug havens with dealings going on at all hours of the night. Most of the people that live in this free housing don't take pride in keeping it up, afterall it is FREE, the grass is mowed for them, etc. We are expected to give them free housing, they get it there entire life, welfare, food stamps, voulchers for electric paid, free college, pell grant money, Medicaid- free healthcare, free prescriptions, free voulchers for taxi rides, free babysitting. The days of yore it was called: "THE PROJECTS", today it is called urban development,look for a name change soon with Obuma. We are all just puppets on a string until we have real change!!!
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