“Decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country.
The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart.”
Pulitzer Prize Winner and Professor of Sociology, Princeton
Smoky Mountain Housing Partnership (SMHP) is the affordable housing division of Mountain Projects, Inc., a community action agency that has served the southern mountains of Western North Carolina since 1965. Mountain Projects has several long-running initiatives to assist homeowners in need. These programs offer renovation support for current homes, rental assistance, and heating assistance during winter months. Smoky Mountain Housing Partnership is the newest addition to Mountain Projects’ lineup of programs, generating affordable housing and home buying services for essential workers in Haywood and Jackson Counties.
Smoky Mountain Housing Partnership understands the rising costs of home ownership in Western North Carolina. It is our promise to continue as a proactive force in the effort to provide mountain residents with affordable, safe and clean places to call home. Our next step is to embark on an ambitious drive to build affordable homes throughout the region including micro-homes and family dwellings.
You can join our effort to address the lack of affordable housing in Haywood and Jackson counties by donating funds, materials, and time.
From Dogwood Health Trust Asheville, N.C. – Dogwood Health Trust announced today its investment in affordable housing in Haywood and Jackson Counties. A grant made to Mountain
Asheville, N.C. – As part of its ongoing commitment to bring affordable housing to Western North Carolina, Dogwood Health Trust recently granted Haywood County, a member of the Southwestern
Housing is affordable when it comprises no more than 30% of the family’s income. Families that spend more than this on housing are cost-burdened.
needed to work to afford a 2 bedroom apartment
National Low Income Housing Coalition
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