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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or Patsy Davis, email@example.com.
To reach Mountain Projects for applications or other assistance, please call 828-452-1447, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm.
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