Helping future homeowners, one step at a time

Consumers: Find a Specialist

If you are in the market for a home and need assistance, please contact one of our certified Workforce Housing Specialists. These real estate professionals have been trained to understand and address your housing needs in your specific geographic area. They have the expert knowledge about local and state resources and are uniquely qualified and highly motivated to help you find the house of your dreams.

If you are looking for local resources, please review this list of HUD-approved housing counselor agencies in our state.

Organizations: Learn about grants

Since 2004, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation has awarded Matching Grants to qualifying housing nonprofits that partner with local REALTOR® associations in their community.  Since 2012, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation has awarded Regional Project Grants to local REALTOR® associations that work to improve affordable housing in their community.

Communities: Disaster relief

Since 2004, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation has aided deserving homeowners who have experienced the loss of their primary home because of natural disaster.  Learn more about our Community Investment.

Workforce Housing Specialists:  Downpayment Assistance

From 2012 – 2015, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation provided downpayment assistance for clients of Workforce Housing Specialists. Clients had to meet certain employment and income guidelines.

At this time, NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation’s Downpayment Assistance program is not accepting applications.  Please check this page for future updates or contact Nicole Arnold at