Housing by Location
County Resource Guides
To access a listing of
housing-related resources, organized by county, click here.
NC Housing Search
NCHousingSearch.org is a free search-engine for finding affordable housing.
They also have a toll-free number (877-428-8844) you can call.
website, where you can search for affordable housing.
My Apartment Map
MyApartmentMap plots affordable housing on an interactive map, so that renters can easily find housing near their desired location. It also shows nearby grocery stores, public transportation, and other amenities. Renters can search for three types of affordable housing:
- Section 8 Housing - this includes rentals that accept Section 8 vouchers.
- Great Values - this allows for visitors to search for rentals that fall below market value.
- Special Rates and Deals - this includes rentals that are currently offering promotions, deals and special pricing.
is an online rental listing service for Section 8 housing program tenants,
landlords, and public housing agencies.
USDA Rural Development
If you're looking for affordable
housing in rural areas, visit USDA's Rural Development website.
delivers a comprehensive set of apartment listings in one elegant interface. By
consolidating millions of properties from hundreds of well-known listing
services, it uniquely delivers a universe of available apartments in one site,
saving renters time and money in their search.
ApartmentGuide.com has the largest inventory of multifamily apartments so user do not have to waste their valuable time looking elsewhere. Our listings update several times per day. The site has interactive maps, HD video, and a variety of other resources that make it an excellent resource.
Rent.com is a free rental site that offers a large selection of trusted apartments and houses for rent. Our large selection of listings and helpful tools will make it easy for you to find an affordable apartment quickly.
Affordable Housing Primer
Access the Affordable Housing
Primer, designed to provide important basic information and
resources that individuals, particularly persons with disabilities, their
advocates, families, and service providers, can use to increase understanding
of the housing system and help meet their needs. For more information click here.
Housing for Grandparent Caregivers
Grandparent caregivers often face
challenges in finding affordable housing for them and their grandchildren. Click
here to download a resource guide, organized by county.
Housing for Ex-Offenders
The NCDOC County Resource Guide
was developed by the NC Department of Correction’s Office of Research and
Planning/Office of Transition Services to provide released offenders,
Probation/Parole Officers, Division of Prisons Case Managers and Social Workers
and others with a searchable database of community resources in each of North
Carolina’s 100 counties. The database contains contact information for many
core local, state, and federal agencies, as well as various Faith-based and
Community-based service organizations that provide assistance to released
offenders and/or offenders under correctional supervision to support a
successful transition into their community. Click here for more information.
Housing for Students
BestColleges.com has compiled a guide to help new student renters navigate
the rental market. The guide includes valuable information from how to assess
your budget to identifying costly rental scams. Click here for more information.