Housing and Neighborhoods
A safe, vibrant, diverse and engaged community providing affordable housing choice and social equity
The Housing and Neighborhoods Department provides funding for the creation and preservation of affordable
housing and for services and programs benefitting low to moderate income persons. The Department enforces
codes to ensure safe and decent housing and carries out neighborhood revitalization and community engagement
and enrichment activities.
Additional information regarding the Housing and Neighborhoods Department may be obtained by contacting Larry
Jarvis, Housing and Neighborhoods Director at (919) 996-4330 or via email at Larry.Jarvis@raleighnc.gov .
Transfers the Minority and Woman-owned Business (MWBE) Program from the Office of Economic
Development and Innovation to Housing and Neighborhoods (2 positions). A Senior Business Assistance
Program Manager position ($85,000) is added to support the program.
Funding for a new leased space ($500,000) and related up-fit costs ($300,000) that will allow for all three
divisions of the Housing and Neighborhoods Department to be collocated is included in the Engineering
The FY2017 budget allocates one cent of property tax revenue to provide a permanent funding source to
expand the City’s affordable housing program in the capital budget. This additional funding will enable us to
increase output by over 60%, to roughly 325 units per year.
FY16 to FY17
Housing and Neighborhood Admin
Community Engagement Grant Positions