Help Paying Rent In North Carolina

Help Paying Rent Guide In North Carolina

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs include the government ERAP programs that provide financial assistance to help households pay for rent and utilities.

In addition to ERAPs, there are a number of other resources available to renters who are struggling to afford their rent. These resources include:

- Rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations
- State and local government programs
- Utility assistance programs

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When contacting a non-profit organization for rental assistance, be sure to ask about the following:

- Eligibility requirements: Who is eligible for rental assistance from the organization?
- Application process: How do you apply for rental assistance?
- Types of assistance offered: Does the organization offer one-time assistance, ongoing assistance, or both?
- How much assistance is offered: How much money can you receive in rental assistance?
- Other resources: Does the organization offer any other resources that may be helpful to you, such as food assistance, job training, or childcare assistance?

Qualification Information

To qualify for rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations in North Carolina, you will typically need to meet the following criteria:

- You must be a renter who is struggling to afford your rent.
- You must have a household income below a certain level, which varies depending on the program.
- You may also need to meet other requirements, such as having a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), or being a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.

Some non-profit organizations may also have additional requirements, such as:
- You must have been evicted from your home in the past 90 days.
- You must have a disability.
- You must be a veteran.
- You must be a senior citizen.

To apply for a rental assistance program from a non-profit organization, you will typically need to complete an application and provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. You may also need to provide a copy of your lease agreement and proof of any financial hardship that you are experiencing.

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North Carolina Statistics

  • Population 9,222,414
  • Number of cities 96
  • Assitance Resources 142

New Listings

Pinetops, Town Of

101 East Hamlet Street, Pinetops, NC - 27864

\Housing Authority of the City of Durham

330 E Main St, Durham, NC - 27701

Graham Housing Authority

109 E Hill St, Graham, NC - 27253

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministries

24 Cumberland Ave, Asheville, NC - 28801

Sandhills Community Action Program, Inc.

340 Commerce Ave., Suite 20, Southern Pines, NC - 28387

The New Reidsville Housing Authority

924 Third Ave, Reidsville, NC - 27320

Fairgrove Family Resource Center

159 Myrtle Drive, Thomasville, NC - 27360

Housing Authority Of Winston-Salem

500 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC - 27101

BUCM - Burke United Christian Ministries

305 W. Union St., Morganton, NC - 28655

Isothermal Planning And Economic Dev. Comm. (Region C)

111 W Court St, Rutherfordton, NC - 28139