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

Amendment to the 2019 - 2020 Annual Action Plan

The City’s Community Development division has amended its 2019 – 2020 Annual Action Plan to include funding received through the CARES Act. The City of Greenville has received through this funding $463,903 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and $88,145 in Housing Opportunities for Person with AIDS (HOPWA) funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus.

CDBG funds can be used to assist low and moderate income persons, to prevent or eliminate slum or blight, and to meet an urgent need.  HOPWA funding is used to assist individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families with short term rent, mortgage and utility assistance, supportive services and Tenant-Based Rental Assistance. 

Written comments will be accepted until the end of the day on Friday, June 5, 2020 and can be sent to: Community Development, P.O. Box 2207, Greenville, SC 29602, Attn: Rebecca Edwards, Community Development Financial Coordinator or e-mailed to redwards@greenvillesc.gov. For further information, please call Rebecca Edwards at 864-467-4570.

Draft plan

DRAFT - Annual Action Plan 2019 - 2020 Amendment for CARES Act Funding

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.