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 Emergency Housing Repair Program (EHRP) is a grant program that is created to provide financial assistance up to $5,000 for emergency housing repairs to low to moderate income home owners that occupy their homes as their principal place of residence. Emergency repairs of all types shall be provided to mobile home owners, complete heating and air (HVAC) unit and roof replacements to homeowners of site built homes on a permanent foundation, and complete heating and air (HVAC) unit replacement to condominium and townhouse owners. It is not necessary for the mobile home owner to own the lot upon which the mobile home resides
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
Essential Single-Family Rehabilitation Loan Pool - Disaster Recovery
The Essential Single-Family Rehabilitation Loan Pool-Disaster Recovery Program (ESFRLP-DR) is created to provide financial assistance for families that have sustained damages from Hurricane Matthew and/or Tropical Storms Julia and Hermine. The funding from this program is provided by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) from the North Carolina Housing Trust Fund.
This program will offer an unsecured deferred, interest-free loan up to $29,999 for essential program repairs. The home must be located within the city limits of Fayetteville and be owner occupied. All applicants must be income eligible and must not exceed 100% of the Area Median Income (AMI) for the City of Fayetteville (see income guidelines on the back of the brochure).
Target Area Revitalization Program
The goal of this program is to improve the neighborhood environment and quality of life for residents within the identified areas; B Street/Lincoln Drive areas and Bonnie Doone by removing blight through demolitions and providing exterior rehabilitation of existing residential structures. Residential exterior financial assistance in the form of grants offered to property owners up to $10,000. A matching grant for investor owners is also available. For structures that need to be demolished, up to $7,500 in grant funding is available to assist in demolishing dilapidated housing structures with an additional $5,000 to acquire the vacant lot once demolition is complete.
For details download the Brochure:
For more information call about this program (910) 433-1590