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CARES Act Housing Program

The purpose of the SICILNC CARES Act Housing Program is to help eligible consumers of Solutions For Independence remain in non-congregate shelter situations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding shall be used to help consumers remain in a hotel/motel when they do not have any other way to pay for the hotel/motel. All other resources should be exhausted prior to requesting 

Eligibility requirements: The person must meet all the below eligibility requirements. 

  • 18 years of age or older 
  • Homeless 
  • Consumer of SICILNC 
  • High risk to contract COVID-19 (doctor’s note will be required) 
  • Low income (AMI will be used to determine eligibility based on income) 

Other Housing Programs

Targeting Program

The Targeting Program is a partnership between NC Housing Finance Agency and NC Department of Health and Human Services to provide access to affordable housing for people with disabilities and/or experiencing homelessness with very low incomes. Properties developed using the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) are required to participate in the Targeting Program. This means that LIHTC properties must set aside between 10 percent and 20 percent of their units and make them available for eligible participants.