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Rental and housing assistance in Henderson County North Carolina.

Tenants threatened with an eviction can apply for rental assistance and the homeless in Henderson County can be placed into shelters and/or transitional housing. There are several agencies either based in the county or nearby towns that provide housing assistance to low income families, veterans, and senior citizens among others.

The programs, most of which are used for solving a crisis, not only can provide a grant, but many of the agencies also have information as well as referrals to other loan programs for paying rent. Or they offer other forms of financial aid. If a Henderson County family is facing homelessness due to an unpaid energy bill, a legal dispute, or some other emergency, then assistance may be offered.

All of the rent and housing programs are run in coordination with other service providers. The goal is to help as many residents as possible. Note that all potential clients need proof of income, they need to apply in person, should bring copies of eviction letters, and they will be interviewed to determine eligibility.

Interfaith Assistance Ministry
Address is 210 Ehringhaus St
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739
Various emergency assistance programs are provided, including for rent, utilities, and other housing expenses. The non-profit also offer referrals to other local services, whether shelter, legal aid, firewood programs, or places to turn to for one time rent or security deposit help. Read more on Interfaith Ministry assistance programs.

Salvation Army - Henderson County center
328 N King St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: 828-693-4181
Residents with a 5 day eviction notice from their landlord can apply for rental assistance once per year. The charity is not able to support individuals or families that are renting month to month or in a week to week unit, such as an apartment or hotel.





Saint Vincent de Paul Society
Arden, NC 28704
828-684-6098 x308
People that live below I-40 or in Henderson County can receive financial aid. Rent, heating or energy bills, food, and more is provided by the church. Stopping homelessness by offering money for rent is a priority.

Henderson County ABCCM
The non-profit runs the SSVF - Supportive Services for Veterans Families. Federal government grants are available in Henderson County for veterans and service members that are facing homelessness or that need help maintaining their housing. They also help homeless service members find, and move into, new apartments or housing by offer security deposit help, ongoing tenancy support, and help with moving costs.

Legal Aid of Henderson County North Carolina
Telephone number for intake - (877) 579-7562
Free legal assistance is available. They help with housing issues, such as evictions or repairs. Credit issues around loans, predatory lending, and legal support around security deposit disputes or unpaid rent are available too.

Hendersonville Housing Authority
Address: 203 N Justice St
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Phone: (828) 692-6175
Families living in poverty, single moms, and the disabled may get rent help from section 8 HUD vouchers in North Carolina. They also help low income families learn about home buying as well as mortgage programs.

Shelters and transitional housing in Henderson County

Hendersonville Rescue Mission
639 Maple St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: (828) 697-1354
The shelter is first come and serve. People can use the site for up to 3 days. Meals, clothing, Information on permanent housing, and other support is given.




Housing Assistance Corporation
Location is 602 Kanuga Rd
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28739
Phone: (828) 692-4744
Transitional housing is available for migrants and seasonal farm laborers for up to 6 weeks. They need to be working and pay some money for their rent. The center has laundry, AC units, kitchen, and other amenities.

Western Carolina Rescue Ministries
(828) 254-1529
Men that are seeking a job can use the shelter. They need to be working (or seeking a job). Fees and some minimal rent may be due to use the night shelter.

By Jon McNamara











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