2013 Urgent Repair Program (URP) Information

What is the Urgent Repair Program? 

Alamance County (“County”) has been awarded $75,000 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (“NCHFA”) under the 2013 cycle of the Urgent Repair Program (“URP13”).  This program provides funds to assist very-low and low- income households with special needs in addressing housing conditions which pose imminent threats to their life and/or safety or to provide accessibility modifications and other repairs necessary to prevent displacement of very-low and low- income homeowners with special needs such as frail elderly and persons with disabilities.

Eligibility: To be eligible for assistance under URP13 applicants

    1.  must reside within Alamance County but not within the City limits of the City of Burlington and own and occupy the home in need of repair
    2. must have a household income which does not exceed 50% of the County median income for the household size (see income limits below)
    3. must  have a special need (i.e. be elderly, > 62 years old, handicapped or disabled, a single parent with a dependent living at home, a large family with >5 household members or a household with a child below the age of six with an elevated blood lead level (between 10mg/dl and 20mg/dl)).
    4. must have urgent repair needs, which cannot be met through other state or federally- funded housing assistance programs

URP13 Income Limits for Alamance County

Number in Household 30% of Median(very-low income) 50% of Median(low income)
1 $11,200 $18,700
2 $12,800 $21,350
3 $14,400 $24,000
4 $16,000 $26,650
5 $17,300 $28,800
6 $18,600 $30,950
7 $19,850 $33,050
8 $21,150 $35,200

The URP 2013 application window closed on October 11, 2013. If you are interested in being placed on the waiting list for the next cycle, please fill out the application at the link below:

Housing Repair Prescreening Form