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Emergency/Rental Assistance

The Emergency/Rental Assistance Program provides direct assistance to pay deposit or rent up to $600 in a one year period, and no more than twice in the lifetime of the applicant.

Applications are accepted for emergency/rental assistance from applicants who meet the eligibility requirements, which include, but are not limited to the following:


°   Applicant must be an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

°   Applicant must reside in the service area of Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland Counties.

°   Applicant must provide emergency documentation and hardship documentation.


Applications are accepted daily. The following documents are needed to apply for emergency /rental assistance. Applications will not be accepted without all supporting documentation for each member of the household

Emergency/Rental Assistance Checklist:

  1. Copy of applicant’s current tribal enrollment card

  2. Copy of applicant’s picture identification

  3. Copy of social security cards for all household members

  4. Copy of birth certificates for all household members age 16 or older

  5. Proof of income for all household members

  6. Copy of bank statements for all household members

  7. Proof of all assets (title or registration of vehicles, motorcycles, boats, etc.)

  8. Court ordered eviction notice or fire report or domestic violence report/letter, etc.

  9. Verification of all bills paid in prior month

  10. Hardship Documentation

  11. Criminal record check (will be done in office for anyone age 16 and older


Heather Strickland
Intake Specialis

Phone: (910) 522.2212

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