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Affordable Housing Services Program

The County Commissioners voted in 2004 to begin designating funding to support the Affordable Housing Services Program (AHSP).

Buncombe County’s Affordable Housing Services Program (AHSP) is intended to ensure comprehensive opportunities for affordable and safe housing are available. The Board of Commissioners allocates and awards funds to agencies on an annual basis. Information regarding recent fiscal year allocations and projects is provided in initial and status reports provided below.

The Affordable Housing Services Program Supports:

  • Construction Loans
  • Downpayment Assistance
  • Tenant-Based Rental Assistance
  • Construction Grants
  • Emergency Repair Grants
  • New Start Program
  • Buncombe County Employee Housing Assistance Program

Affordable Housing Goals

  • Preserve and increase the stock of affordable housing (including rental developments)
  • Reduce substandard housing and expand opportunities for home repair
  • Support homeownership initiatives, including savings, credit building, and downpayment assistance
  • Address issue of homelessness

Affordable Housing Services Program Application and Documents

Affordable Housing Projects with Buncombe County Funding Support

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Locate & Contact

Planning & Development - Affordable Housing


Matt Cable
Affordable Housing
P: (828) 250-4834
F: (828) 250-6086

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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