A national moratorium on evictions through December 31 has been issued by the Centers for Disease Control as part of the national response to COVID-19. However, individuals must take action to secure this protection for themselves. A declaration form MUST be completed and sworn to by the renter and then delivered to their landlord.
Renters in North Carolina can apply for the program online www.nc211.org/hope , or if you do not have internet or need assistance with the application, you can simply dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 to speak with an NC 211 Intake Specialist who will help complete the application. Important Note: The NC 211 Intake Specialists for HOPE are available between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM Monday through Friday. The only 24 hours access for applying for HOPE is through the on-line application. Community Partner organizations all across the state will work with applicants to complete the process and determine award eligibility and amount.
The form can be accessed below: