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Emergency Funding Assistance Available for Renters with Developmental Disability

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Mecklenburg First in Families, a statewide 501(c)(3) that provides assistance to individuals with Developmental Disabilities (DD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and their families.  The agency is providing emergency assistance money available for rent, mortgage,  move-in deposit, hotel stay, and utility services.  To be eligible for assistance one must:  

• Have a combined household income not to exceed $65,000 after taxes; 
• Be or live with a family member with a developmental delay or intellectual, developmental   disability or traumatic brain injury; 
• Live in Mecklenburg County - North Carolina; and
• Place or residence must be a house or apartment, not a licensed setting.

For more information and application, click hereProperty Managers, please pass this information along to any residents/families who may be eligible.