ARPA & COVID-19 Recovery

TJCOG is committed to helping local governments and stakeholders address ongoing response and recovery needs, while encouraging a coordinated response to this virus. TJCOG stands ready to assist your community and the region during this time. This is a challenging, unprecedented situation for all of us, but we can make it easier by supporting each other, sharing resources, and continuing to collaborate.

For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in North Carolina, visit the NC Department of Health and Human Services site


American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

With the passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on March 11, 2021 local governments in our region received direct assistance from the federal government to help with economic recovery. These funds come with specific guidelines and restrictions. Get the best and most up-to-date information on the ARP and funding through these resources from our local and national partners.
  1. UNC School of Government ARPA Hub
  2. UNC School of Government's Roadmap for Revenue Replacement Expenditures
  3. NC League of Municipalities: NC & the American Rescue Plan Hub and American Rescue Plan Primer for Municipal Officials
  4. National Association of Counties: Local Funding Allocations
  5. National Association of Regional Councils: Analysis of the American Rescue Plan
  6. U.S Treasury's State and Local Recovery Funds Site
  7. U.S. Treasury's ARPA Final Rule (effective April 1, 2022)
  8. National Association of Counties: Overview of U.S. Treasury's Final Rule for ARPA Fiscal Recovery Fund 

ARPA Impact Report

Housing Project Resources 
TJCOG Resources

TJCOG's Management Analyst is available as a resource for ARPA questions or assistance. 

Tara Nattress - Management Analyst

COVID-19 Recovery & Response Resources

Vaccination Resources
Partner Organizations