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Affordable Housing

Buncombe County works in partnership with several non-profit housing agencies in our community that specialize in assisting homeowners and tenants. Questions or needs concerning housing services should be directed to the following agencies below or contacts to the right.

Community Relations Council (828) 252-4713
Council on Aging (828) 277-8288
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity (828) 251-5702
Mountain Housing Opportunities (828) 254-4030
Opportunity Corporation (828) 252-2495

Other Housing Resources in Buncombe County (MS Excel Document): Provided By

Website for residents to list or search for rental property is a service provided for area residents to either list or search for rental property. This service is free to both landlords and perspective tenants, and targets affordable rental housing. To list a property or to view listings visit

The toll free telephone number to call for help in accessing rental property through this web service is 1-877-428-8844. For persons without internet connection, any Buncombe County Public Library branch offers connectivity. For more information go to

Learn More

To learn more about Buncombe County's Affordable Housing programs and activities, please read the following:


Workforce Housing Application

Development assistance funding, which may include funding for infrastructure, land development costs, and stick built or modular home construction costs, for the creation of units of workforce housing within a single development may be available. The term Workforce Housing refers to housing that a household with an income up to 140% of Area Median Income (AMI) can afford without spending more than 30% of their income on housing costs.

The Buncombe County Affordable Housing Services Program

The Asheville Regional Housing Consortium 2016-2017 HOME Investment Partnerships Program

Non Construction Applications & Documents

Construction Applications & Documents

Fee Rebate Program

Abandoned Manufactured Home Removal Policy

Do you or someone you know have an abandoned manufactured home that needs to be removed? Take a look at the policy below for details.