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 are receiving 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. NC League of Municipalities: NC & the American Rescue Plan Hub and American Rescue Plan Primer for Municipal Officials
  3. National Association of Counties: Local Funding Allocations
  4. National Association of Regional Councils: Analysis of the American Rescue Plan
  5. U.S Treasury's State and Local Recovery Funds Site
  6. U.S. Treasury's ARPA Final Rule (effective April 1, 2022)
  7. National Association of Counties: Overview of U.S. Treasury's Final Rule for ARPA Fiscal Recovery Fund 

Housing Project Resources 

  1. US Treasury: Affordable Housing How-To Guide - How to Use State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds for Affordable Housing Production and Preservation 
  2. HUD Exchange: HOME - ARP Program 

TJCOG Resources

North Carolina ARPA Programs for Local Governments

Investing in Communities: EDA American Rescue Plan Funds

TJCOG's Management Analyst is available as a resource for ARPA questions. To learn more about ARPA or to seek assistance, contact Tara Nattress. 

Tara Nattress - Management Analyst
tnattress@tjcog.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

COVID-19 Recovery & Response Resources

Vaccination Resources

TJCOG's Covid-19 Outreach Coordinator is available as a resource for individuals and aging service organizations about Covid-19 vaccinations during this critical time. Our staff work to assure equitable vaccine access for our aging adults and individuals who are homebound throughout our seven counties. To learn more about our work or to seek assistance with all things Covid-19 vaccination related, contact Blake Matthews.

Blake Matthews - Covid-19 Outreach Coordinator
bmatthews@tjcog.org
(919) 627-0080

Ensuring an Equitable and Inclusive Approach
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