Surry County owners eligible for restore after Sparta earthquake

Surry County homeowners may qualify for repairs related to damage caused by the Sparta earthquake last summer. The Earthquake Homeowner Recovery Program provides assistance with repair, reconstruction, replacement, or reimbursement of completed repairs. Click the video player above to see the latest headlines from WXII 12 News. Owners can participate even if they have received funding from other sources, including Small Business Administration loans or private bank loans.The federally funded Earthquake Homeowner Recovery Program of the Association or Private Bank for Home Repairs can reimburse loan proceeds used for earthquake repairs including structural repairs, heating, and other safety needs. Non-emergency repairs or property upgrades cannot be reimbursed. The Office of State Budget Management’s Disaster Recovery team works closely with the Earthquake Relief Emergency Management Department’s individual support program. Once owners have submitted information to the business continuity management department, they are still eligible for assistance. Eligibility requirements are listed online at osbm.nc.gov/earthquake-homeowner-recovery-program. Homeowners can call 844-935-1744 to find out what assistance they may qualify for.

Surry County homeowners may qualify for repairs related to damage caused by the Sparta earthquake last summer.

The Earthquake Homeowner Recovery Program provides assistance with repair, reconstruction, replacement or reimbursement of completed repairs.

Click the video player above to view the latest headlines from WXII 12 News.

Owners can participate even if they have received funding from other sources, including small business administration loans or private bank loans.

If a homeowner is approved for a Small Business Association or a private bank home repair loan, the federally funded earthquake homeowner recovery program can reimburse loan proceeds used for earthquake repairs, including structural repairs, heating, and other security needs.

Non-emergency repairs or property upgrades are non-refundable.

The Office of State Budget Management’s disaster recovery team works closely with the individual support program for the earthquake relief emergency management department. Once owners have submitted information to the business continuity management department, they are still eligible for assistance, authorities said.

The conditions of participation are listed online at osbm.nc.gov/earthquake-homeowner-recovery-program.

Homeowners can call 844-935-1744 to find out what assistance they may qualify for.