NC 2-1-1 is a free, confidential health and human service line available 24 hours/day and 7 days/week. Our trained referral specialists listen to callers, assess needs, identify appropriate resources, and provide detailed information to connect people with services to meet their needs. We provide information, referrals, advocacy, crisis intervention, and more.
A large majority of the needs in Asheville and Buncombe County this past year were related to finding homeless shelters and housing assistance. Below, you'll find helpful documents related to affordable rental units in Buncombe County, how best to find an affordable rental, help in getting approved, protecting yourself, resources for public housing, and more.
Buncombe County Rental Guide and Property Supplement: Affordability, Finding an Affordable Rental, Getting Approved, Protecting Yourself, Moving Out, etc.
Buncombe County Property Supplement: Tips on searching for rentals and a detailed list of affordable properties in Buncombe County (updated January 2020)
Buncombe County Property Supplement Criminal Record Information (updated March 2018)
The Rental Guide is produced by Homeward Bound and updated by several local nonprofits. Please dial 2-1-1 for any Covid Related changes to housing policy or to think through your own situation with our community resource specialists.