Project Eviction Prevention

DRNC’s new Project Eviction Prevention helps tenants and landlords apply for financial assistance to pay for rent. Help includes direct advocacy to people who have pending applications, who would like more information about the program, or need help filling out the application.

Help with Rent during COVID-19

Evicted white family, father buries face in hands while mother holds toddler with a worried expression on her face. they are sitting in the middle of a bunch of moving boxes

Update 11/03/2021 NEW – From November 1 through March 31, utility companies cannot disconnect service to households that include someone: who is disabled or age 65 or older; is unable to […]

Big Housing Win for People with Disabilities

apartment for rent sign (red letters on white background) in an green but overgrown yard in front of housing in NC town. Tenants must be given specific reasons for evictions, in this NC Supreme Court ruling.

NC Supreme Court rules landlords must give specific reasons for eviction Having a place to call home is the most basic need for all people. Housing provides safety. Housing provides […]

Housing Rights During COVID-19

Eviction notice taped to a front door.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) enacted a nationwide halt on evictions for nonpayment of rent through March 31, 2021. This is called the CDC eviction moratorium.

Facing Eviction? There is Help

black woman wearing a mask, worried about eviction

Are you or a loved one facing eviction? You are not alone. COVID-19 has disproportionally impacted people with disabilities and exacerbated unemployment and housing instability. But there is help. Read on to learn more.