Community Development Department
The mission of the Community Development Department is to foster safe, decent and sustainable neighborhoods, and to enhance housing quality and affordability for the citizens of Durham.
The Community Development Department 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.
A Public Hearing will be held by the Durham City Council to receive citizen comments on the needs in Durham neighborhoods. Read on...
The Durham Housing Authority of the City of Durham (DHA) is applying for a Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Implementation grant to assist with the redevelopment of DHA's downtown developments. Read on...
The City of Durham, Community Development Department is soliciting proposals to serve as the central front door into Durham's homeless system. The recipient will work with the Durham County Department of Social Services to serve as Entry Point Durham. Read on...
The City of Durham, Community Development Department is soliciting proposals for projects that produce new multifamily rental housing or preserve existing multifamily rental housing for households with incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income. Read on...
The Longtime Homeowner Grant is designed to assist longtime homeowners that may have experienced an increase in their property taxes due to the City of Durham's revitalization efforts in Southside, Walltown, Northeast, and Southwest Central Durham. Read on...
Do you need help paying your rent or utilities because of financial hardship due to COVID-19? Our Durham Rent Relief Program is now accepting applications. This program is funded by the City of Durham and administered by Legal Aid of North Carolina. Learn more and apply...
DURHAM AFFORDABLE HOUSING BOND
AFFORDABLE HOUSING GOALS
AFFORDABLE HOUSING PLAN
DURHAM LAUNCHES AFFORDABLE HOUSING LOAN FUND
The City has partnered with Self-Help Credit Union, Duke University, North Carolina Community Development Initiative, and SunTrust on a new Durham Affordable Housing Loan Fund (DAHLF). DAHLF will help create incentive to build affordable housing by providing funding to nonprofits and affordable housing developers on a quicker timeline and at below-market interest rates. Click DAHLF to learn more about the fund and the loan products.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING DENSITY BONUS
The City of Durham’s Community Development Department has developed draft policies and procedures to guide the utilization of the Affordable Housing Density Bonus described in Section 6.6 of Durham’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The Community Development Department sought comments and suggestions from residents and developers about the Affordable Housing Bonus Policies Draft.
- Addendum 1 Includes the revised RFP schedule.
- Addendum 2 includes the answers to questions that were asked and answered in the workshop, as well as other questions submitted to CDD related to the Unsheltered Coordinating Agency RFP.
- Addendum 3 includes a clarification regarding question 25 in the application.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (hud) APPROVED PLAN DOCUMENTS
CONSOLIDATED PLAN (CON PLAN)
ANNUAL ACTION PLAN (AAP)
CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORTS (CAPER)
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) LEAD PROGRAM
2019 DURHAM CONTINUUM OF CARE
Longtime Homeowner Grant Program
This grant program is designed to assist longtime homeowners that experienced an increase in their property taxes due to the City of Durham’s revitalization efforts in the Southside, Northeast Central Durham, and Southwest Central Durham target areas.