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


The City of Greenville has been awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funds in the amount of $603,405 to undertake projects to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19). The City of Greenville is an Entitlement Jurisdiction and receives CDBG funds on a formula basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund activities that primarily benefit low and moderate income (LMI) residents of the city of Greenville. 

Through an amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan, the City plans to administer funds for the following categories and activities:

Questions can be directed to Rebecca Edwards, Community Development Financial Coordinator, at 864-467-4428 or

Please return the following application pages to Rebecca Edwards, Community Development Financial Coordinator, by December 11, 2020 at noon at the above email address or by mail: PO Box 2207, Greenville, SC 29602. 

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Category Description Funding Available
Rent, Utility and Mortage Assistance Funds to provide rental or mortgage assistance for an individual/family impacted by COVID-19 of up to 6 months   $400,000
Eviction Prevention – Housing Counseling Funds to support ongoing housing and financial counseling programs to preserve affordable housing and legal services for eviction clients $50,000
Homeless Services Assistance Funds will be used to support direct homeless service providers with required food, expansion of services, PPE, security, and sanitary measures in their planning, response, and prevention of COVID-19. $26,702
Food Assistance Food Assistance Funds to support food assistance providers such as soup kitchens, free meal deliveries, etc. $26,703

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.