Grand Forks County among counties to receive grant funding for home repairs from last year’s snowstorms – Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks County among counties to receive grant funding for home repairs from last year’s snowstorms – Grand Forks Herald

BISMARCK — Grants are available to help persons repair their properties that have been damaged by extreme storms and snowstorms in 2022, in accordance to a press launch from the U.S. Section of Agriculture Rural Development North Dakota Point out Director Erin Oban.

Persons living in just 41 counties in the state, like Grand Forks County are eligible for the funding. Houses have to be located in a presidentially declared catastrophe place.

“A residence is 1 of the most significant and most substantial investments an individual or household will at any time make,” Oban explained in a press launch. “Affordable, accessible housing builds communities and delivers security, safety, and dignity to every of us who are privileged to invest in or rent a position to phone dwelling.”

The grants are staying designed accessible as a result of supplemental disaster funding less than the Rural Catastrophe Household Maintenance Grant Application. Persons may well apply to obtain grants up to $40,675 from the USDA to fix their houses.

The money will be readily available right until expended, and can also be utilized to get ready a site for a produced residence and relocate a made home.

Along with needing to be positioned in a presidentially declared catastrophe place, to be qualified applicants have to have household incomes that do not exceed the very low-boundaries based mostly on their household dimension and county and households have to have to be positioned in an qualified rural place.

The counties bundled are: Barnes, Kidder, Renville, Billings, LaMoure, Richland, Bottineau, Logan, Rolette, Burke, McHenry, Sargent, Cavalier, McIntosh, Steele, Dickey, McKenzie, Stutsman, Divide, McLean, Towner Dunn, Mercer, Traill, Foster, Mountrail, Walsh, Golden Valley, Nelson, Ward, Grand Forks, Oliver Wells, Grant, Pembina, Williams, Griggs and Ramsey

To master more about the plan, go to

the USDA site.

Meghan Arbegast

Meghan Arbegast grew up in Safety-Widefield, Colorado. She acquired a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from North Dakota Point out College in Fargo, in 2021.

Arbegast wrote for The Spectrum, NDSU’s pupil newspaper, for a few many years and was Head News Editor for two years. She was an intern with University Relations her final two semesters of higher education.

Arbegast covers information pertaining to the city of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks which include metropolis corridor coverage.

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