Rent & Mortgage Assistance through NC 2-1-1

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Rent and Mortgage Assistance

No matter how well you budget or plan, sometimes emergencies beyond your control may leave you looking for rent assistance. Whether you are facing temporary hardships or have ongoing difficulties, there are programs that can help with financial assistance or relocation counseling that can help you from falling into homelessness.

If you, or someone you know, needs help paying rent or a mortgage, dial 2-1-1. You will be connected for free with a real person who can navigate you to services in your area. The conversation is confidential. Please know that every program has different rules and selection criteria and the 2-1-1 referral specialist will do their best to connect you to programs that fit your specific situation. Don't want to call? Click the icon on the left to a special housing related search and refine based on your needs and location. 


What is NC 2-1-1?

NC 2-1-1 is a statewide resource and information hub that connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7, confidential phone service and searchable online database. This service is provided by United Way of North Carolina. United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County runs NC 2-1-1's Asheville call center which serves sixteen western North Carolina counties.

Every hour of every day, someone searches for services, from substance abuse treatment to care for a child or aging parent, food, housing or financial assistance. With more than 18,000 health and human service programs, finding help can seem insurmountable. NC 2-1-1 can help.

By dialing 2-1-1 from any phone, clients are linked to a live highly-trained specialist who will navigate them through their situations by assessing their needs and then matching them to the best and closest resource in their community. Assistance is confidential and offered in many languages. Help Starts Here.