Rodanthe shoreline on Friday, May 13, 2022. Photo by Brad Hanson.

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore will host an interagency work group meeting on Feb. 27 via web conference to discuss the topic “Property Acquisition and Financial Assistance.”

The public may listen to the 1:00 p.m. meeting by computer or phone. Log-in details are below.

Panelists will discuss property acquisition and financial assistance programs that may assist both owners of threatened oceanfront structures and federal, state, or local governments responsible for beach management.

The work group was established in August 2022 and will engage with partner organizations and stakeholders to identify, research, and recommend policies and programs to establish a proactive, holistic, predictable, and coordinated approach to erosion-threatened structures and to ensure that appropriate regulatory, legal, insurance, and financial mechanisms exist.

To join by computer:  

  • Meeting number: 2435 125 4862
  • Password: IWGFEB23 (49433223 from phones)

To join by phone:

  • 1-415-655-0003
  • Access code: 2435 125 4862
  • Password: IWGFEB23 (49433223 from phones)

Interested parties may submit comments by email to Please list “Threatened Oceanfront Structures” in the subject line.

Ocean Drive in Rodanthe after the Feb. 9, 2022 house collapse. Photo by Brad Hanson

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