Mountain Housing Opportunities provides low to moderate income households the opportunity to own new or existing homes in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Haywood Counties.

We offer four homeownership opportunities:

Mountain Housing Opportunities develops safe, attractive,energy-efficient, affordable rental homes and apartment communities targeted to individuals and families in the workforce, retirees, and people with disabilities in Buncombe County.

The Emergency Home Repair program eliminates immediate threats to life, health and safety in the homes of low income homeowners with special needs — elderly, disabled, single parent and families with three or more dependent children.

Meet Katrin Metz - Our MHO Resident Spotlight

Your donations to MHO make her story possible!

Making your dream a reality.

By educating our community and ourselves about green building practices, we can build more efficient, well-located homes. In this way we conserve natural resources, protect the environment, and serve our primary mission, to build and improve homes, neighborhoods, communities and lives.


Making your dream a reality.


50 Self-Help Homeownership Homes, and counting.

Covering neighborhoods in rural areas around Asheville & Buncombe County including Leicester, Black Mountain, Swannanoa, and Weaverville.