Phone Scam Suggests Cabarrus County is Conducting Roof Inspections

​Cabarrus County has been notified of a possible scam whereby an unauthorized company calls homeowners stating they need to inspect their houses’ roofs on behalf of the county. Cabarrus County does not inspect roofs of occupied residences unless the homeowner has requested housing rehabilitation assistance.

To receive housing rehabilitation, the resident must submit an official application to Cabarrus County and be notified by the county that the application is approved. Cabarrus County’s housing rehabilitation work is performed only by county employees or by contractors with Hobbs Upchurch & Associates.

If you are uncertain if a phone call is legitimate regarding Cabarrus County conducting roof inspection or other home repairs, please call the Cabarrus County Department of Commerce at 704-920-2141.