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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

Help with Rent during COVID-19

Update 11/03/2021 NEW – From November 1 through March 31, utility companies cannot disconnect…

Aerial view of a hurricane, indicating a disaster during which your rights to use housing and shelters are protected.

Housing & Shelter Rights after a Disaster

During a disaster, you may need to leave your home and stay in a shelter or hotel. Or you may return…

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Sample Letter for Early Lease Termination

Use this letter to help you request to end your lease early due to damage to your home, or your inab…

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Celebrating Clients’ Fair Housing Victories

Many people don’t give their secure housing a second thought.  But for far too many North Carolinian…

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.

Big Housing Win for People with Disabilities

NC Supreme Court rules landlords must give specific reasons for eviction Having a place to call home…

Eviction notice taped to a front door.

Housing Rights During COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) enacted a nationwide halt on evi…

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Property Tax Relief for Homeowners

Did you know NC offers property tax relief for elderly and disabled homeowners? You may qualify to r…

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Additional Community Resources

These community resources can help you with issues you might have that are not related to disability…

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Assistance Animals in Housing FAQ

Some people need assistance animals to help them with their disabilities. But some homes and apartme…