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Community Development Department

Guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, the department helps to ensure that the City has thriving, livable neighborhoods by enhancing housing quality and affordability for Durham residents.
The Department of Community Development is responsible for coordinating the City’s community development and neighborhood stabilization and revitalization efforts including financial empowerment and home retention, affordable housing, and homelessness services programs. The City implements these services by working with developers and community housing development organizations.
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Public Hearings
Public hearings will be held by the Durham City Council on May 5, 2014 to receive resident comments on the FY 14-15 Annual Action Plan (AAP) and the Proposed Amendments to the FY 11-12, 12-13 and 13-14 AAP's.
Public Hearings Notice FY 14-15 Annual Action Plan and Proposed Amendments
FY 14-15 Annual Action Plan - Draft Funding Chart
Proposed Amendments to the FY 11-12, 12-13 and 13-14 Annual Action Plans

FY 2014-2015 CDBG/HOME/ESG and General Funds Applications

Rental Opportunities
The Lofts at Southside - For information, call (919) 973-2183

Homeownership Opportunities
Southside Pre-Sales
A pre-sales registration form has been created for persons interested in new homeownership opportunities in Southside. Completing the registration form will allow the City to keep potential homebuyers informed as homebuilders are selected and house plans become finalized. Click below to view the informational brochure and/or complete the form online.

Note: If you intend to apply for homebuyer assistance from the City of Durham, you may skip the pre-sales registration form and submit the application below.

To view the floor plans visit the builders' websites below:
(Realtors are Kelvin Green (919) 401-3619 and Kimberly Williams (919) 672-0889)
(Realtor is Joan Austin (919) 604-5060)

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Reginald J. Johnson

Mailing Address
807 E. Main St.
Bldg. 2, Ste. 200

(919) 560-4570

(919) 560-4090