With more than 37,000 applications already submitted, intake for the HOPE (Housing Opportunities and the Prevention of Evictions) program ended November 11th at 6:00 PM. No additional applications will be accepted for the program.
2-1-1 will continue to serve as the call center for the program. The operational hours for the HOPE Call Center Team remain 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.
Please note HOPE is not a program administered by United Way of NC, NC 211 or your local United Way. HOPE is a government funded program administered by the NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR).
Frequently Asked Questions may be accessed here:
The Application Process consists of the following steps:
- Complete the application; the application period is closed as of 6 P.M., November 11, 2020
- Eligible applicants are referred to a community partner agency serving their county.
- Eligible applicants are contacted to confirm applicant information and gather any additional information or documents needed to complete the application process.
- Once application information is complete, the amount of assistance is calculated.
- Applicant is notified of award amount.
- Applicant signs the HOPE Grant Agreement. For rent assistance, applicant’s landlord is contacted so that the Landlord/Tenant Agreement is signed by both parties.
- Payment is made by community partner to landlord and/or utility providers.
For additional information about the eviction moratorium and other HOPE program details at www.nc211.org/hope.