Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 3, 2020)

04.02.2020

Click Here for the Latest Coronavirus Update >> brunswickcountync.gov/alert-ticker/information-on-coronavirus/

Note >> Executive Order No. 121 Goes Into Effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, April 29

Read >> Frequently Asked Questions About Executive Order No. 121

 

April 3 Update

  • Brunswick County Public Health is reporting the first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) associated death in Brunswick County today. Full details >> https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/coronavirusupdate4-3-20/
  • As of April 3, there are 24 positive cases of COVID-119, 182 pending test results and 523 confirmed negative test results, totaling 729 tests administered so far. There is one death associated to COVID-19 in the county.

 

Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

 

NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821

 

North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211

 

The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:

 

Brunswick County Schools Information/Updates

About Section 8

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Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Brunswick County Public Housing Agency (BCPHA) administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program. This is the only program administered by the agency.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low-income families to rent decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Since the rental assistance program is provided on behalf of the family or individual, participants are able to find and lease privately-owned housing, including single-family homes, townhouses, apartments, and mobile homes. The participant is free to choose any housing that meets program requirements.

Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers are administered locally by public and Indian housing agencies (HAs). The Housing Agency (HA) receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to administer the voucher program. The housing agency is not a federal department.

A family that is issued a rental voucher is responsible for finding and selecting a suitable rental unit of the family’s choice. This unit may include the family’s present residence. Rental units must meet minimum Housing Quality Standards (HQS) as determined by the housing agency. A rental subsidy is paid directly to the landlord on behalf of the participating family. The family then pays the difference between the actual rent charged by the landlord and the amount subsidized by the program.

Eligibility for program participation is determined by the HA based on the total gross annual income and the family size. Please see income limits to determine if you are income eligible for program participation.

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Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County now requires individuals to first visit our website for services and to contact county departments via phone or email to see if we can assist you virtually to support social distancing for our residents and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an in-person visit to a county office is necessary, you will need to schedule an appointment first via the phone and/or email listed below.

Contact

60 GOVERNMENT CENTER DRIVE
BUILDING B

(910) 253-2222
mailto:catherine.lytch@brunswickcountync.gov
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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