Charlotte Tenant Rights and Resources

Before you rent a place, or even if you are already renting, become familiar with tenant rights and the resources specific to your city and state that are available to assist you.

General Information for Charlotte Residents

Official Website for the City of Charlotte  – Frequently updated with resources, programs, initiatives, events and more. Need to report a non-emergency? Use Charlotte 311.

Moving – Moving to, within, or from North Carolina? View the Attorney General’s moving tips and resources here.

Utilities  Information on utilities for North Carolina residents. Need to file a complaint about your utility company? Click here to do so.

Garbage & Recycling – Find out about Garbage Collection in the City of Charlotte and Recycling in the City of Charlotte

Emergency Assistance – The City of Charlotte assists citizens experiencing an emergency or unstable housing situations through partnering with non-profit community partners to provide assistance. Click here to find available services and contact information.

Better Business Bureau – Helps you find businesses and brands in your area that you can trust

Tenants Issue’s in Charlotte

Resources for Homeowners and Renters – The City of Charlotte supports renters and homeowners by providing services directly and partnering with area nonprofit organizations.

North Carolina Structural Pest Control Resources – Information and resources for dealing with pests in your home or apartment.

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Resources for North Carolina – provides a list of resources for tenants and contact information for complaints.

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency Resources for Renters – Links to different resources for renters that pertain to tenant rights and Responsibilities.

Legal Resources for Charlotte

Housing Discrimination rights and processes in North Carolina – Information on fair housing, identifying housing discrimination, and how to make a discrimination complaint.

Law Help NC – Guide to Tenant and Landlord rights in North Carolina

Legal Aid of North Carolina – Provides free legal help to low-income North Carolinians in civil cases involving basic human needs like safety, shelter, income and more.

Free Legal Resources Charlotte – Several organizations that provide free legal assistance to Charlotte residents, Contact the specific agency to learn more.

Disclaimer: Off Campus Housing and Support Services provides information to Northeastern University students, faculty and staff members solely as a courtesy. Northeastern does not endorse any of the housing options listed. Northeastern University accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of housing listings with the office. Contact with persons listed herein must be conducted independently and at your own risk.  The university does not screen, recommend, vouch for, or take responsibility for the condition or safety of housing arrangements made by students.


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