Community Development Department
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.
Jackson/Pettigrew Street Development Project
The City of Durham is soliciting Statements of Qualification from qualified and experienced real estate development teams to provide professional services in partnership with the City for the development of approximately 1.979 acres of vacant land in Downtown Durham commonly referred to as the proposed Jackson/Pettigrew Street Development site. The completed project would provide affordable housing opportunities for households in the City of Durham's downtown area.
Jackson Street RFQ
Jackson Street Ad
Draft FY 2015-2016 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
The CAPER details the housing community development activities and accomplishments of the City of Durham for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The CAPER covers the reporting period from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. It describes how the City used Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) funds. The Draft FY 2015-2016 CAPER is available for public review and comment from September 8, 2016 through September 22, 2016.
Draft FY 15-16 CAPER
Durham Affordable Housing Goals
The Durham Affordable Housing Goals report and presentation below were prepared by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Karen Lado, consultant) and approved by the City Council on June 2, 2016.
Housing Goals Report
Housing Goals Presentation
Durham Housing Profile
Durham Continuum of Care Providers Win HUD Funding to Help Homeless
Durham projects serving the needs of people without homes have received over $968,000 in grant funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)'s Continuum of Care Program. Included in this amount is a grant of $37,565 that will be used by the Community Development Department to improve the department's ability to measure and evaluate Durham's progress toward meeting the federal government goals of reducing and ending homelessness.
Additional Information / Press Release
Notice to Contractors - Housing Rehabilitation Services (PDF)
The department is actively seeking general contractors to participate in the City of Durham Minor Repair Program and maintains ongoing contractor recruitment year round.
The CAPER details the housing community development activities and accomplishments of the City of Durham for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The CAPER covers the reporting period from July 1, 2014 through June 20, 2015. It describes how the City used Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant ( ESG) funds.
The Lofts at Southside - For information, call 919-973-2183.