Housing & Neighborhoods Department

Last updated Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Our Department improves the quality of life for Raleigh's residents by adding to the amount of affordable housing, improving existing affordable housing, revitalizing older neighborhoods, and supporting related human services. The Department is committed to improving and maintaining the quality of life and environment for all City of Raleigh citizens by enforcing City Codes.

We offer a variety of programs to help people of every age and background become more active in their neighborhoods and the wider Raleigh community. The Department helps individuals, groups and communities recognize their skills and assets, mobilizes people to take action on their own behalf and connects them to appropriate resources so they can achieve positive results for their neighborhoods and communities.


  • The City of Raleigh Housing & Neighborhoods Department is partnering with T.A. Loving Company and the North Carolina Home Builders Association to hold a Job Fair on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Tarboro Road Community Center, 121 N Tarboro Street from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Individuals and sub-contractors that are interested in learning about and applying for job opportunities related to the East College Park Infrastructure Project are invited to attend. Also, individuals interested in applying for a construction job training program are invited to attend. For additional information about the Job Fair, please contact Housing & Neighborhoods Department – Community Development Division at 919-996-4330 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., Monday through Friday or email. Deaf and hearing impaired individuals needing interpreter services should provide 24 hour notice by calling 919-996-3100 (voice) or 919-996-3107 (TDD).
  • A NRSA Update Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 25th at 6pm at Tarboro Road Community Center as part of the series the Community Development Division is hosting for the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) from September to January. View the schedule.
  • The Housing and Neighborhoods Department has submitted its 2015-2016 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) of the City’s federal housing programs to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Summary of the CAPER and Full CAPER are available for download. Any questions or to receive a paper version of either document, please call 919-996-4330.
  • Funds Available for Developers of Low Income Housing Tax Credit Projects
  • The Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) Plan for College Park was approved by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. To see the differences between the current Redevelopment Areas and the new NRSA check out A Comparison of Neighborhood Redevelopment Strategies.
  • Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Fall Citizens Leadership Academy and Raleigh Neighborhood College. These courses are an excellent way to learn more about local government services and develop your skills as a neighborhood and community leader.
  • Read our latest newsletter

Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) Plan

The Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) Plan for College Park was approved by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Community & Neighborhood Engagement

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The City of Raleigh reaches out to its citizens to encourage them to work together to improve their neighborhoods through different programs and activities.

Business Assistance Program

The City of Raleigh Business Assistance Program is specifically designed to empower business owners.

Affordable Housing & Financial Assistance

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The following programs provide opportunities for citizens to own their home, or rehabilitate a home they already own, or find affordable rental housing through different programs and funding sources and also provides funding for qualifying non-profit or faith-based organizations.

Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement division is committed to improving and maintaining the quality of life and environment for all the City of Raleigh’s residents. Working with citizens, the division strives to ensure that the City of Raleigh continues to be a safe, more attractive place to live, work and play through training programs and the enforcement of City Codes.

Volunteer & Community Involvement Opportunities

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The City of Raleigh offers programs and opportunities to individuals in all age groups to help them recognize and develop their skills and become active and involved in their neighborhoods and communities.

Contact Information

Main number: 919-996-4330

919-996-4330 | Community Development - email
Dillon Building, 310 W. Martin Street - Suite 101

919-996-6100 | Community Engagement - email
Dillon Building, 310 W. Martin Street - Suite 201

919-996-2444 | Code Enforcement - email
One Exchange Plaza, 1 Exchange Plaza - Suite 504

Director: Larry Jarvis

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