Community Development

cd[1].jpgP.O. Box 1358, Burlington, NC 27216
P: (336) 222-5070, F: (336) 513-5410

Welcome to the Community Development Division of the Planning & Community Development Department. The division is responsible for managing a housing rehabilitation program funded with CDBG & HOME funds. The current housing rehabilitation programs include:
  • Owner-Occupied Single-Family Rehabilitation Loans
  • Emergency Repair Program (Forgivable Loan)
The City of Burlington receives CDBG funding through its designation as a Small Entitlement City. Funding the upcoming 2017-18 fiscal year is $589,942. As an eligible recipient of CDBG funds, the City of Burlington also can receive Section 108 Loan Guarantee Financing. For more information on Section 108 Loan Guarantee Financing, please contact the CD Administrator at 336-222-5094.

To receive HOME funding, the City of Burlington participates in a housing consortium of area local governments including the City of Greensboro, Guilford County and Alamance County with Greensboro serving as the lead agency. The formation of this consortium has enabled Alamance County, Burlington, Greensboro and Guilford County to join forces to cohesively and comprehensively improve the affordable housing situation and living conditions of many low- and moderate- income citizens in the metropolitan area. The City of Burlington's share of the HOME Consortium for FY 2017-18 is $189,855 of HOME Program funds. Alamance County's share is $99,796 of HOME Program funds The City’s Community Development Division administers Alamance County’s HOME Program.

Planning for projects is critical to the use of CDBG and HOME funds. The Department of Housing and Urban Development posts information from plans as they are available. Both the consortium and the city produce regular five-year consolidated plans as well as one-year action plans. The following are available for your review:
The City of Burlington also develops Annual Action Plans and a yearly performance report called the CAPER.  The following are available for your review:

City of Burlington Housing Rehabilitation Program Brochure 

City of Burlington Program de Rehavilitacion y Reparacion para Propietarios De viviendas

The Program Year 2017 (2017-2018) Environmental Review Record (ERR) is currently on display in the Planning & Community Development Department at 425 S. Lexington Ave.  Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with these determinations or wishing to comment on the activities may submit written comments on the ERR to the City.  All comments received by November 8, 2017 will be considered by the City prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

Combined Notice PY 2017
PY 2017 Environmental Review Record 

Use the following HUD links for more program information:

Other useful housing and community development links: