HOPE (Housing Opportunities and the Prevention of Evictions) Program Update

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.