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Ongoing coverage of South Carolina's recovery from the flooding of 2015.What had been Lindsay Langdale's Columbia home October 3, 2015 was a flooded ruin the next day.This coverage is made possible by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. In October of 2015, South Carolina received rainfall in unprecedented amounts over just a few days time. By the time the rain began to slacken, the National Weather Service reported that the event had dumped more than two feet of water on the state. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the subsequent flooding was the worst in 75 years.

Richland County Registration for Mobile Home Replacement Begins May 15

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Residents affected by the historic October 2015 floods are encouraged to attend one of six public meetings Richland County will hold May 1 - May 11. Residents will receive information about housing rehabilitation and mobile home replacement assistance during this series of community meetings, which are being held in advance of the registration intake process scheduled to begin May 15. Click here for more information and a list of meetings.

During this series of community meetings, residents will receive information about housing rehabilitation and mobile home replacement assistance. Registration is May 15 - June 15, 2017 or until Richland County receives 600 forms. Therefore, it is in the best interest of residents to submit a registration form no later than opening day, May 15, as County officials expect to receive in 600+ applications on the first day.

Registration forms may be dropped off in person, mailed or emailed.

Drop off location:

1st floor of the CDBG-DR Office

2020 Hampton St., Columbia SC

CDBG-DR funds are prioritized by Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist low- and moderate-income, elderly and disabled households.

Click here to review the HUD income limits.

Although all eligible residents may apply, the assistance will be prioritized for those with the greatest need (extremely low income, those with disabilities, single-parent homes, elderly, veterans, etc). Residents may attend one of the community meetings for more information.

The application is currently available online here.