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

NOTICE OF Funding Availability (2021 - 2022)

Affordable housing development

The City of Greenville’s Community Development division (CD) 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, 2021-June 30, 2022. 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 to assist in improving the quality of life among the City’s low- and moderate-income citizens.

In accordance with Community Development goals and objectives, funding will be provided to develop housing for low- and moderate-income families.   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.

 Two application virtual workshops will be held for potential applicants to ask questions and discuss project details. These will be held on Monday, February 8 at 2 p.m. and Thursday, February 11 at 9 a.m. To register for one of these workshops, contact Rebecca Edwards at the below e-mail address. 

All proposals are due Friday, March 26, 2021, by 5:00pm.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Rebecca Edwards at 864-467-4428 or redwards@greenvillesc.gov..

2021 - 2022 Housing Development Application

Infill Parcel Development Addendum

Housing Development Application - Rental Pro forma

Housing Development Application - Homeownership Pro forma

housing opportunities for persons with aids

The City of Greenville is currently accepting applications for the Program Year 2021 - 2022 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Grant Program. As an Entitlement Jurisdiction, funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is made available annually on a formula basis, and the City estimates $500,000 in a new allocation.

The HOPWA program is designed to provide states and local jurisdictions with resources to develop long-term, comprehensive strategies for meeting the housing needs and reduction of homelessness in low-income persons with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and their families. The City of Greenville administers HOPWA funding as a formula entitlement for the Upstate including Greenville, Laurens, Pickens, and Anderson counties. 

For a comprehensive list of eligible activities within these service areas, refer to criteria listed in 24 Code of Federal Regulations Part 574.300. 

In addition to the completed application pages, please include copies of the following as applicable with your submission: 

o    Articles of Incorporation

o    Bylaws

o    IRS 501(C)(3) determination letter

o    Current list of all members of the board of directors, including name, address, and beginning and ending dates of term

o    Most recently completed audit

o    Statement letter indicating experience with HOPWA or federal funding

Questions can be directed to Rebecca Edwards, Community Development Financial Coordinator, at 864-467-4428 or redwards@greenvillesc.gov.  Please return the following application pages to Rebecca Edwards, Community Development Financial Coordinator, by March 26, 2021 at 5 p.m. at the above email address or by mail: P.O. Box 2207, Greenville, S.C. 29602.  

HOPWA Application

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.