Creating Affordable Housing - Funding Resources
The Town of Carrboro
Low-income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)
North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
Orange County HOME Funding Program
Each year, Orange County receives funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program. Applications for Orange County's HOME funding are accepted annually, typically during February, and are reviewed by the Orange County HOME Consortium Committee, known as the Local Government Affordable Housing Collaborative.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides formula grants to communities to fund a wide range of affordable housing activities including building, buying, and/or rehabilitating affordable housing for rent or ownership; providing down payment assistance to home buyers; and providing tenant-based rental assistance.
- Can the Town help if my landlord won’t make necessary repairs?
The Town has limited authority to intercede in disputes between tenants and landlords, but can assist in assessing the condition of the rental unit if a housing code violation is suspected. Contact Town of Carrboro Housing and Community Services if you are having trouble with your housing situation.
- My landlord is . . . threatening eviction, discriminating against me, refusing to return my security deposit, etc. What can I do?
Email HousingHelp@orangecountync.gov if you are experiencing a housing crisis.
Know your rights.
If you believe you’ve experienced housing discrimination, think you are being discriminated against, contact the Orange County Human Rights & Relations department, 919-245-2487 or Human_Relations@orangecountync.gov
- Where can I find affordable housing in Carrboro?
If you’re looking for an affordable apartment, The Housing Opportunity Finder can assist in the search. In addition to properties owned by nonprofit affordable housing providers, it also includes existing apartment complexes, many of which offer lower rents.
If you’re looking for affordable homeownership, the Town has compiled a list of nonprofit affordable housing providers, who not only provide housing affordability, but also ensure the property remains affordable well into the future. Many of the nonprofits listed also own and manage rental homes and apartments.
The Town’s Community Resources page can also point you to other housing-related resources.
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