A grant through the Asheville Regional Housing Consortium will assist three low-income homeowners to bring their homes up to NC State Building Code Standards. This project is funded by HUD through the HOME Investment Partnership Program with the intent of providing safe, decent and sanitary housing in Transylvania County. Contractors providing rehabilitation services are encouraged to consider becoming a Section 3 business. 

Applications were received until August 10, 2017 and the process is underway.  Due to the limited amount of funding available, applications were scored by a selection committee. Click here to view the Priority Ranking System Form.  Preference was given to applicants that met the low income requirement and have:

  • an elderly head of household
  • individual(s) with disabilities
  • children residing in the home
  • homes built after 1978

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Detailed Scope of Services and Proposal Submission Requirements.

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Detailed homeowner requirements and housing systems listed by priority.

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Transylvania County Policy & Procedure Manual to guide homeowners, contractors and county employees through the grant process.

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Additional housing assistance information can be found on the Land of Sky Regional Council's website.  The regional Affordable Housing Directory can be accessed here.

Transylvania County will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with a disability or language barrier - please contact us if you require additional assistance.

If you believe you are a victim of housing discrimination, know that fair housing is your right. Click here to access the US Department of Housing and Urban Development discrimination form.



Is the market meeting our county's housing needs? View the presentation given by the Land Trust to Transylvania County Commissioners, the City of Brevard, and the Town of Rosman.