Community Development

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 involving all community stakeholders in the development and implementation of programs and projects.

What's New

2020 - 2025 Consolidated plan  

The City of Greenville receives annual funding from the federal programs listed below based on its size, demographics and housing characteristics: 

  • CDBG: Community Development Block Grant Program 
  • HOME: Home Investment Partnership Program
  • HOPWA: Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program 

To receive those federal funds, the City must submit a five-year Consolidated Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. The plan is designed to help the City assess its affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven investment decisions. Read more about the Consolidated Plan here. 

Draft plan

Download the 2020-2025 Draft Consolidated Plan (PDF)
Download the 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan Summary Report (PDF)

2020 - 2021 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) 

The City is accepting proposals from qualified organizations to develop housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income families within the city limits of Greenville for the period July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021. Proposals will also be accepted for City-owned property made available for affordable housing opportunities.

During this grant period, the City will receive and administer funding from a variety of sources, including but not limited to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds to assist in improving the quality of life for the City’s low- and moderate-income citizens.

In accordance with the City’s community development goals and objectives, funding will be provided to develop housing or provide owner-occupied rehabilitation programs for low- and moderate-income families whose incomes do not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Proposals must comply with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements and criteria listed in 24 CFR Part 570 and 24 CFR Part 92.

All proposals are due by Friday, March 6, 2020, at 5 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Ginny Stroud at gstroud@greenvillesc.gov or (864) 467-4568.

The City celebrated with the Greenville Housing Authority at the groundbreaking for Preserve at Logan Park, a senior housing development on the site of the former Scott Towers.