Eviction Diversion

The Eviction Diversion Program is administered by Legal Aid of North Carolina, and provides legal representation to low-income residents of Durham who are facing eviction.  The goal of the Eviction Diversion Program is to help clients avoid eviction judgements and, when possible, to enable clients to remain in their current homes.

to be eligible:

  • Client's household income must be below 125% of the Federal Poverty Threshold;
  • Client must have received a late rent notice; or
  • Client must have fallen significantly behind in rent; or
  • Client has been served with an eviction court proceeding (Summary Ejectment)

Referral Sources for the Eviction Diversion Program

  • Durham County Department of Social Services
  • City of Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services Department
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Landlords
  • Word-of-Mouth

How to apply:

Individuals facing eviction can contact Legal Aid of North Carolina for assistance.

Legal Aid of North Carolina
201 West Main Street, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (877) 201-6426