Print
Real Estate - Residential

New Hanover County, Nonprofit Agency Partner On Rental Assistance Program

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 20, 2024

A nonprofit's partnership with New Hanover County aims to help residents struggling to pay their rent, according to a news release.

Wilmington-based New H.O.P.E. CDC will begin accepting applications for its rental assistance program, which will target workforce housing, on Wednesday, the release stated.

"In a city where the average rent hovers around $1,600, well beyond the means of many residents, New H.O.P.E CDC, through a public-private partnership with New Hanover County, is stepping up to address the urgent need for affordable housing," according to the release.

In November, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners voted to allocate $500,000 to New Beginning Christian Church for rental assistance, for which secular nonprofit New H.O.P.E CDC will handle fund distribution, the release stated.

All applicants must be employed and meet the income requirements to qualify, according to the release.

"In the heart of Wilmington, we recognize the pressing issue of the rental crisis, and it is our duty to respond with compassion and practical assistance. This program is our way of showing love to our community by providing a lifeline to those facing the challenges of making ends meet," said affordable housing advocate Rob Campbell, pastor of New Beginning Christian Church, in the release.

Applications can be found and submitted on the New H.O.P.E CDC website.

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Tommytaylor ceo unitedway

How Philanthropy Fits Into Your Financial Plan

Tommy Taylor - United Way
Untitleddesign4

Paving the Way to Better City Streets

Tony Caudle - City of Wilmington
Cfss headshots parker robert webversion 21422121214

The Latest Solar Scams and What You Can Do to Help Stop Them

Robert Parker - Cape Fear Solar Systems

Trending News

City Club, Event Center On The Market For $7.5 Million

Emma Dill - Apr 16, 2024

Wilmington Tech Company Tapped For Federal Forestry Contract

Audrey Elsberry - Apr 15, 2024

Commercial Real Estate Firm Promotes Adams, Mitchell To Vice President Roles

Staff Reports - Apr 16, 2024

New Hanover Industrial Park To Get $3.3M In Incentives For Expansion, New Jobs

Emma Dill - Apr 15, 2024

Gravette Named Executive Director Of Nir Family YMCA

Staff Reports - Apr 16, 2024

In The Current Issue

Banking On West Bank’s Future

After more than two years of debate, New Hanover County leaders are working to establish the guard rails that will guide any future developm...


Harjo Leads Indigent Defense

Since Jennifer Harjo opened New Hanover County’s Public Defender’s Office in 2008, she has strived to ensure her clients receive their Const...


Surgery Center Recognized By Orthopedic Organization

Brunswick Surgery Center recently received four certificates of excellence from accreditation organization DNV Healthcare....

Book On Business

The 2024 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2024 Power Breakfast: The Next Season