The City of Fayetteville's Community Development Department has five programs designed to improve the housing situation for Fayetteville residents with low to moderate income. To learn more about the programs, read about them below and visit the applications section to apply.
Acquisition and Demolition Program
Designed to acquire, demolish and remove property that is abandoned, unsafe, seriously damaged or deteriorated beyond reasonable financial cost to effectively rehabilitate, so that the property may be used for future affordable housing development.
Housing Rehabilitation Program
Funds are provided to the City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program to offer both an Owner Occupant Housing Rehabilitation Program and Investor Owner Housing Rehabilitation Program. The objective of both programs is to improve the housing conditions for low to moderate income families; increase the supply of decent, safe and sanitary housing; and encourage revitalization of deteriorating neighborhoods
Emergency Home Repair Program
The City of Fayetteville Community Development Department partners with the Fayetteville Urban Ministry with the Emergency Home Repair Program. This program is designed to provide minor home repairs for low to moderate income homeowners. Priority is given to projects that remedy or prevent substandard conditions, and to improve accessibility for the disabled.
Mobile Home Urgent Repair Program
The City of Fayetteville provides financial assistance for urgent home repairs to persons who are low to moderate income mobile homeowners that own and occupy their mobile home as their principal place of residence. However, it is not necessary for the applicant to own the lot upon which the mobile home resides.
Other programs and services that are part of the Community Developments efforts to provide better housing opportunities:
- Emergency Repair Referral Program
- Homebuyers Education and Counseling provided by Action Pathways formerly (CCAP)
- Single Family Housing Development
- Multi-Family Housing Development
- Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Housing Development
- Hope VI Development and Land Acquisition
Disaster Recovery Housing Repair Program
This program is designed to serve as an additional means of financial assistance to low to moderate income homeowners and investor owners with rental property housing low to moderate income tenants. The goal of this program is to decrease the financial burden of property owners located within the city limits of Fayetteville with housing repairs not fully covered by FEMA, SBA or private insurances for the units affected by Hurricane Matthew.
The Disaster Recovery Housing Repair Program will offer grants up to $5,000 to low to moderate income owner occupants and zero percent interest loans up to $5,000 for investor owners housing low to moderate income tenants to assist with housing repairs as a result of Hurricane Matthew.
Download the brochure here: Disaster Recovery Repair Program Brochure
For more information call about this program (910) 433-1590