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COVID-19 Rent & Utility Assistance

HOPE Program

What is the HOPE Program?

The Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions Program (HOPE Program) is a housing assistance program
administered by the North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR).

The Town of Louisburg Utility Department is referring customers to HOPE. HOPE provides rent and utility assistance to
Town of Louisburg residents experiencing housing distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Up to six months of assistance
may be provided to allow applicants to remain in safe housing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HOPE APPLICATION INFORMATION CHECKLIST

Eligible Costs

HOPE may pay for rent arrears and future payments and utility arrears. HOPE cannot pay for rent if no rent is past due as of the date of application and cannot pay for utility payments that are not past due. HOPE cannot cover application fees, security deposits, or other housing costs.

Rent Assistance

HOPE may pay for rent arrears and future payments. HOPE cannot pay for rent if no rent is past due as of the application date. If an applicant does have past due rent, HOPE can pay for those arrears, plus future recurring rent payments up to a total of six months of assistance (counting both past months being covered and future months).

Utility Assistance

HOPE may pay for utility arrears. Utility bills must be from the current billing cycle (no more than 30 days old as of the application date).

HOPE can only pay for “essential” utility payments, defined as: electricity, water, sewer/wastewater, natural gas, and/or propane delivery for home use. Internet, cable, phone, and other “non-essential” utilities cannot be covered.


How to Apply
There are two ways to apply:

Phone: dial 2-1-1
Online: https://nc211.org/hope
Applicants are encouraged to call 2-1-1 if they need help completing the application.

If you wish to have a family member, friend, or other individual help you complete the application, you will need to complete a Communication Designee Form or Limited Power of Attorney Form.

What You Will Need to Provide
*Refer to the Application Checklist in addition to the information below

  • Proof of identification (driver’s license, state-issued ID card, military ID, U.S. Passport, Medicare or Medicaid card, Social Security card, or birth certificate)
  • Current lease, if you have a written lease
  • Utility bill(s) (must be past due) if applying for utility assistance
  • Proof of residence of the rental unit (such as a form of ID that includes your address, utility bill, voter registration, standard piece of mail)HOPE Program Documents

Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program