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Lexington CDC to Receive $75,000 Grant for Emergency Home Repairs Rep. Holliman to Speak at Presentation Feb. 25

Press Contact Only:
Margaret Matrone, NCHFA, 919-877-5606,
Connie Helmlinger, NCHFA, 919-877-5607,


State Representative Hugh Holliman will speak at the presentation of a $75,000 grant to the Lexington Community Development Corporation (CDC) on February 25. The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is awarding the funds to the Lexington CDC to repair 25 homes in Davidson County.

The presentation will be held at the home of Ms. Lula Pittman, whose home was the 400th repaired by the CDC. Lexington CDC replaced her back porch and installed new electrical wiring.  

Speakers:

Representative Hugh Holliman

Bob Kucab, executive director, N.C. Housing Finance Agency

Antionette Kerr, executive director, Lexington CDC

Lee Jessup, executive director, The United Way of Davidson County

Lula Pittman, homeowner
      
Date/Time:

February 25, 11:00 a.m.

Location:

100 Miller Street, Lexington, NC

Onsite Contact:

Will Parry-Hill, 919-622-8236

The N.C. Housing Finance Agency’s Urgent Repair Program uses the state Housing Trust Fund to provide grants for emergency home repairs and accessibility modifications for elderly or disabled homeowners. Household incomes are generally below 30% of the area median income.

“Thanks to Representative Holliman and his leadership in the General Assembly, the state Housing Trust Fund has enabled many seniors and disabled persons to continue living in their own homes,” said Kucab. “By working with the Lexington CDC and other partners around the state, we are able to target our resources to our most vulnerable citizens.”

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The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is a self-supporting public agency. It has financed 184,000 affordable homes and apartments in the last three decades, including nearly 74,000 homes for first-time home buyers. To learn more, go to www.nchfa.com or call 919-877-5700 or 800-393-0988.