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Notice of Funding Availability for Affordable Housing Developments and Owner-Occupied Rehab Projects  


The City of Greenville’s Community Development Division 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, 2019 - June 30, 2020. 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, including but not limited to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds.
 
In accordance with Community Development goals and objectives, funding will be provided to develop housing or provide owner-occupied rehabilitation programs for low- and moderate-income families whose incomes do not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). 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.
 
Proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 8. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Ginny Stroud at gstroud@greenvillesc.gov or 864-467-4568, or Michael Williamson at mwilliamson@greenvillesc.gov or 864-467-4416.

Greenville Housing Fund Launches New Website 


The Greenville Housing Fund has launched a new website through a grant provided by Engenius, an Upstate web design and digital marketing company. Organizations interested in affordable housing project developments or owner-occupied rehabilitation projects can now easily access guidelines and application materials online. The site also educates the general public on affordable housing issues.

View the new website and learn more about affordable housing at greenvillehousingfund.com.  

 
Rendering of proposed Unity Park plans

Unity Park Community Character Code Open Houses


A draft zoning code, known as the Community Character Code, has been developed to encourage redevelopment in and around the proposed Unity Park while preserving the unique character of this area. 

A draft of the plan is available online at greenvillesc.gov/UnityParkPlan and the City of Greenville will hold public drop-in style open house events on Monday, January 7 and Tuesday, January 8 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Mountain View Baptist Church (111 Cagle Street) to provide information about the code and give the public an opportunity to share their input.  

Contact the Community Development Division at 864-467-4570 for more information. 

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