The Targeting Program

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The Targeting Program is a disability-neutral housing program for low-income persons with disabilities who need supportive services to help them live independently in the community. Through a partnership between NC Department of Health and Human Services and NC Housing Finance Agency, the program provides access for eligible participants to Low Income Housing Tax Credit properties. The program aims to connect eligible persons to housing that is:

  • Affordable
  • Decent
  • Permanent
  • Integrated
  • Accessible
  • Independent


Applicants must be 18 years or older with a disability, connected to a human service agency receiving supportive services and have income below 50% Area Median Income. For qualifying for the Targeting Program an applicant must have a disability as defined:

An individual age 18 and older is “disabled” if he or she has:

  1. a medically determinable physical or mental impairment, which:
  2. results in the inability to do any substantial gainful activity; and
  • can be expected to result in death; or
  • has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months.