Buncombe County -- Buncombe County Government Community News -- January 14, 2023: Attention Buncombe County residents:
If you are struggling to pay your rent, mortgage, or utilities, Buncombe County’s Housing Assistance Program may be able to help. 

“If you think you may possibly qualify, please call our office at 250-5500 to learn more,” said Economic Services Director Phillip Hardin.
“Financial assistance is available immediately to support our community members impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic who need help with rent, mortgage, or utilities.”
To qualify to receive relief funds earmarked for the Housing Assistance Program, households must meet the following eligibility requirements:
The applicant/household experienced financial hardship during COVID-19
Income limit of 80% of Buncombe County Area Median Income- ($64,250 for a family of four) 
Buncombe County is now accepting inquiries and applications. Please fill out the attached form and return to Buncombe County Health and Human Services or call (828) 250-5500 
to connect with a caseworker to start the application process.
 
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Atención, si viven en el condado de Buncombe.
Si tienes dificultades para pagar el alquiler, la hipoteca o servicios públicos, es posible que el Programa de Asistencia del condado de Buncombe pueda ayudarte. Para calificar para recibir fondos de ayuda asignados para el Programa de Asistencia para la Vivienda, los hogares deben cumplir con los siguientes requisitos de elegibilidad:
El solicitante/la familia que haya tenido dificultad financiera durante el COVID-19
Con un ingreso límite del 80% del ingreso promedio del área del Condado de Buncombe ($64,250 para una familia de cuatro)
Llena el formulario adjunto y devuélvelo a los Servicios de Salud y servicios Humanos del Condado de Buncombe o llame al (828) 250-5500 para que te comuniquen con trabajadores sociales y comienza el proceso de solicitud. Si no tienes un número de seguro social, puedes dejar esa sección en blanco.
Si necesitas asistencia con el formulario en español puedes llamar al (828) 250-5500 y recibir asistencia en español.
 
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