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Wilkes Community Resources: Housing

Appalachian Housing Initiative

Available affordable housing resources.

(336) 667-1590

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission

Assist low-income families, elderly, and dislocated workers. Provides rental assistance, utility assistance, heating assistance in the winter, and crisis food assistance.

710 Veterans Drive

North WIlkesboro, NC 28659

(336) 667-7174

Emergency Assistance

Hospitality House - Boone

Emergency shelter for 7-county region (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancy Counties), for up to 24 individuals each night; Also have resources for homelessness and homelessness prevention.

228 Brook Hollow Rd.

Boone, NC

(828) 264-1237

About Hospitality House


Supportive Housing Program and Rapid Rehoming Program

Hospitality House Northwest N.C.
Wilkes Housing & Outreach Center

M, T, TH, F - 10 am - 4pm; Wed. - 10am - 1pm.

(336) 990-9390
1904 W. Park Drive
North Wilkesboro, NC

Justice Project - Homeless Assistance Project

Offers camping kits to people who are homeless. Kit includes a tent, camping stove, sleeping bag, and more.

801 Cherry Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


The Justic Project

Affordable Housing Online

The Most Complete Online Database of Affordable Housing in the Country. They work daily to find the most recent housing available, by county and state. They also include Federal Housing funding information. 

Affordable Housing Online - North Wilkesboro - Wilkesboro - Wilkes County

How to Apply

Ark Homeless Shelter (Elkin)

Homeless shelter for families and single women who are not victims of domestic violence. Located in Elkin.

130 Hill St.

Elkin, NC 28621

(336) 527-1637

The Ark

Northwestern Regional Housing Authority (Regional info)

Public Housing and Section 8 Rental Assistance and Housing Voucher Choice Program. 

Cub Creek Apartments

1201 Industrial Park Road

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Monday - Friday 9:00am -5:00 pm

(336) 667-8979

Northwest Regional Housing Authority - Historic Wilkesboro School

Hometown Habitat for Humanity

Builds homes with/for low-income families with volunteer labor. Homes are sold to eligible applicants at no profit, no interest mortgages. Potential homeowners must contribute at least 500 hours of labor toward building of home. Also has ReStores, selling donated items to support their work.

320 Cothren Street

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

(336) 838-3044

Hometown Habitat for Humanity

North Carolina Coordinated Entry

NC Coordinated Entry - Coalition to End Homlessness

BoS Coordinated Entry Practice

215 West South Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Appartments of Wilkes County

Covington Way Apartment

1001 Gateway Avenue

Wilkesboro, NC 28697


Office Hours:

Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 11:00am

Glenn Hill Apartments

1401 River Street

Wilkesboro, NC 28697


Community Management Corporation

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Walden Ridge Apartment

126 Walden Point Dr.

Wilkesboro N/c 28697


Office Hour:

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tax Credit/ Income Restricted Property

Windemere Apartments

(1) 1325 Collegiate Drive

(2) 1323 Collegiate Drive

Wilkesboro NC 28697


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Project based rental assistance/ Income Based


Woods Edge Apartments

226 Peace Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Mgr. Mindy Wright

Tuesday, Friday 8:00am-3:00pm

Income Based

Sparta Springs Apartments

11 Sparta Road

North Wilkesboro NC 28659



Catherine H. Barber Memorial Homeless Shelter at Crossfire United Methodist Church

Current hours are 6:30pm to 6:30am. The shelter serves men, women, and families with children. Offers beds, shower facilities, food, and a laundry machine free of charge. Managers will provide clients information regarding permanent housing, food security, job placement, counseling services, and other resources. 

3200 Statesville Road

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Wilkes Catherine H. Barber Homeless Shelter

HUD 811 Properties

HUD 811 Properties - Managed by Easter Seals UCP of NC and Virginia. Facilities for adults with severe and persistent mental illness as their primary diagnosis. Locations in Wilkes Co.

Highland Apartments (North Wilkesboro - Wilkes) – 10 units • Henrietta Martin, 336-667-0328

North Wilkesboro Housing Authority / Dept. of Housing

Provides assisted rental housing in several apartment complexes in North Wilkesboro. Manages public housing units reserved for individuals and families at or below 80% area median income. For seniors 55 and older or disabled adults 45 and older. Income based apartments: Riverview Heights Apartments, Skyview Village Apartments.

101 Hickory Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00pm

(336) 667-3203

North Wilkesboro Housing Authority Apply Online

Wintergreen Permanent Supportive Housing Program (Northwestern Regional Housing Authority)

Permanent housing facility with 7 efficiency apartments for homeless individuals with disabling conditions in Wilkes. Supportive Services provide by Easter Seals UCP of North Carolina and Virginia.

Easter Seals UCP of NC, Inc.


1232 School St.


Wilkesboro, NC 28697


(336) 667-0152

Apartments for Elderly/Disabled

Grandview Ridge Apartments

150 Keener Drive

North Wilkesboro NC 28659


Laurie Call

Office Hours:

Monday -Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Income Restricted (over % County medium) Section 8 or other rental vouchers accepted

Age Restricted 55+/ 45+ Disabled

Finley Village Apartment

309 Finley Avenue

North Wilkesboro NC 28659


Woodlawn Apartments

111 Reynolds Road

North Wilkesboro NC 28659


Office Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Income Based/

Age Based 62+/55+ Disabled

Wilkes Towers

830 Main Street #200

North Wilkesboro NC 28659


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Mountainview Apartments

113 Gentry Street

North Wilkesboro NC 28659


Office Hours: Thursday ONLY