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Housing

Section 8 Housing Coordination (income qualification required) 

Applications are being taken over the phone Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am until 5:00 pm. Liz James is the primary contact, 828-492-4114 or ejames@mountainprojects.org.

Potential Landlords 

Homeowners wishing to rent to flood victims are being recruited and we are attempting to match them with victims who have requested assistance. Amber Edwards is the primary contact, aedwards@mountainprojects.org or 828-492-4115.

Non-Section 8 Housing Assistance

United Way of Haywood County, and Mountain Projects are seeking donations to assist with rental deposits and first-month rent (and more if necessary). Requests can be made by Brooke Smith, bsmith@mountainprojects.org or Patsy Davis, pdavis@mountainprojects.org.

To reach Mountain Projects for applications or other assistance, please call 828-452-1447, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm.

Renter's Assistance

FEMA Individual Assistance is available to renters, including students, as well as homeowners. Federal grants can help pay for temporary housing. The initial rental grant is for a 1-month or 2-month period and can be reviewed for further assistance. The registration deadline is Nov. 8, 2021. Learn More

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