Davis announces over $15 million in Federal Housing investments

Published 4:34 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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WASHINGTON, DC – On May 10, U.S. Congressman Don Davis (NC-01) announced $15,038,532 in federal housing investments for North Carolina’s First Congressional District through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) FY 2024 Public Housing Capital Fund Formula Grant Awards.

The investments will flow to 12 counties and provide affordable housing options for eastern North Carolinians.

“We must reinforce our efforts to ensure that affordable housing remains accessible across North Carolina’s First Congressional District, laying the foundation for every individual to pursue and realize the American Dream right here in the East,” said Davis.

The investments were as follows:

Ahoskie Housing Authority $351,560

Ayden Housing Authority $545,635

City of Greenville Housing Authority $2,536,554

City of Wilson Housing Authority $2,073,948

Elizabeth City Housing Authority $1,113,277

Farmville Housing Authority $531,321

Mid-East Regional Housing Authority $473,798

Plymouth Housing Authority $634,697

Princeville Housing Authority $153,643

Roanoke-Chowan Regional Housing Authority $697,366

Roanoke Rapids Housing Authority $697,366

Robersonville Housing Authority $357,979

Rocky Mount Housing Authority $2,560,921

The New Edenton Housing Authority $343,571

Town of Tarboro Redevelopment Commission $523,431

Vance County Housing Authority — $275,173

Williamston Housing Authority $500,690

The grants are provided through HUD’s Capital Fund Program, which offers annual funding to all public housing authorities to build, renovate, and/or modernize the public housing in their communities. Housing authorities can use the funding to complete large-scale improvements such as replacing roofs or making energy-efficient upgrades to heating systems and installing water conservation measures.