The Community Development Division is committed to improving the quality of life for low and moderate income residents by facilitating meaningful programs that address the root causes of poverty and need, involving all community stakeholders in the development and implementation of programs and projects. The Community Development Division solicits and encourages diverse, thorough community input during the need assessment, development, implementation and evaluation stages of each project or program.
Community Development News
Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Another Home in Greenville
A once-blighted property has been transformed into new home in the West Greenville Neighborhood for the Jackson Family. Habitat for Humanity dedicated the home on November 29, 2017. The formerly blighted home was demolished through the Neighborhood Initiative Program, a partnership between the SC Housing Finance and Development Authority, the city of Greenville and six partnering non-profit organizations. Habitat was able to build a new home on the vacant lot for a family making between 30%-60% of the area median Income. The home construction was made possible by a number of partners, including the main sponsor OOBE. Congratulations Jackson Family!
City Council Approves Establishment of Non-Profit Housing Trust Fund
Greenville City Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Nov. 13, 2017, to authorize the establishment of an independent Non-Profit Housing Trust Fund, creating a financial mechanism to support affordable housing development within the City. More about Affordable Housing