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 accessible to aid people mend their residences that had been broken by significant storms and snowstorms in 2022, according to a press launch from the U.S. Division of Agriculture Rural Improvement North Dakota Point out Director Erin Oban.

People dwelling within just 41 counties in the state, together with Grand Forks County are qualified for the funding. Residences need to be situated in a presidentially declared catastrophe spot.

“A residence is just one of the greatest and most sizeable investments an specific or relatives will at any time make,” Oban stated in a push launch. “Affordable, accessible housing builds communities and supplies security, safety, and dignity to just about every of us who are lucky to acquire or hire a spot to get in touch with house.”

The grants are being created offered via supplemental catastrophe funding less than the Rural Disaster House Repair Grant Plan. People may well use to obtain grants up to $40,675 from the USDA to fix their houses.

The money will be offered until eventually expended, and can also be utilised to prepare a internet site for a produced household and relocate a made residence.

Along with needing to be situated in a presidentially declared disaster region, to be qualified candidates should have home incomes that do not exceed the low-boundaries primarily based on their domestic measurement and county and residences require to be positioned in an suitable rural region.

The counties included 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 study far more about the application, go to

the USDA website.

Meghan Arbegast

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

Arbegast wrote for The Spectrum, NDSU’s university student newspaper, for 3 decades and was Head Information Editor for two many years. She was an intern with University Relations her final two semesters of college.

Arbegast addresses information pertaining to the city of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks like city hall coverage.

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