Community Development

The mission of the Community Development Division is to improve the quality of life for low and moderate income City of Greenville residents. Community Development facilitates meaningful programs which address the root causes of poverty and need, involving all community stakeholders in the development and implementation of programs and projects. Each Community Development activity is defined as "community-owned" due to such diverse and thorough input during need assessment, development, implementation and evaluation.

Community Development News


The City of Greenville’s Community Development division (CD) 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, 2017-June 30, 2018. 

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 to assist in improving the quality of life among the City’s low- and moderate-income citizens.

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.

A proposal workshop will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., at Greenville City Hall, 206 S. Main Street, first floor conference room. The workshop is optional; however, it will serve as additional guidance in preparing the proposal. 

All proposals are due Friday, January 13, 2017, by 5:00  p.m. For more information, please contact Ginny Stroud, e-mail: or phone: 864-467-4570, or Michael Williamson, e-mail:, or phone: 864-467-4416.

Housing Application Form

Housing Application Rental Pro Forma

Housing Application Homeownership Pro Forma

Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Management

Getting Connected With Housing Resources

The Greenville County Human Relations Commission and the City of Greenville will continue to host a series of

housing workshops in the coming months to explore some of the opportunities and resources available to residents. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with guest speakers to ask questions. For information, call 864-

Housing Strategy

In March, the City retained neighborhood planning firm czb to complete an Affordable Housing Assessment and Strategy. As part of this initiative, the city conducted a survey asking for citizen input. 

Affordable Housing Assessment and Strategy Presentation

Draft Affordable Housing Assessment and Strategy

Affordable Housing Survey