Community Development

 

2021-2022 CDBG & HOME Application Process

 

The Community & Economic Development Department is now accepting applications for funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program. This year the application will be hosted on formsite.com.

  • Please click here for instructions on how to submit your application
  • When complete, please click here to begin the application
  • Blank PDF application here for reference

The deadline for all CDBG/HOME applications will be 12:00 p.m. noon, February 05, 2021


Community Development Monthly Updates / Fiscal Year 20/21

 

The Community Development Team publishes monthly updates for both the Housing & Community Development (HCD) Committee and the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC).  This lets not only City Boards & Committees know what our Division is working on, but also the Community!  Look for updates on HUD Funding, our Affordable Housing tools at the City, developments the City has invested in with our many partners, our very important Homeless Initiatives, and the overall funding we are getting back into the community.  Contact information is in the update.  Thanks for your interest!

 

 


Welcome to Community Development!

 

The Division works to build opportunities for community access to housing. Community Development manages and administers HUD funded programs for Asheville and a four-county consortium consisting of Buncombe, Henderson, Transylvania and Madison Counties. These programs provide affordable housing, economic opportunities and other benefits for low-income residents. They include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and other programs funded by HUD. Most of the funding from these programs is distributed to organizations in Asheville and the four county consortium through a competitive application processes.

The Division also manages and administers City of Asheville funding for affordable housing and outside agencies. Affordable Housing programs include the Housing Trust Fund and Affordable Housing Fee Rebate program. The Asheville-Buncombe County Homelessness Initiative is also managed within the Community Development Division.

The Division supports Asheville area citizens on issues related to affordable housing and community development.

 


Get Involved!

 

To be added to the Community Development email listserv, please fill out our google form found here . For additional Information please contact Christina Harris at charris@ashevillenc.gov .

 

 


Community Development Staff

 

Paul D’Angelo / Community Development (CD) Program Director

pdangelo@ashevillenc.gov / 828 251-4098

Jonathon Jones / CD Financial Analyst

jjones2@ashevillenc.gov / 828 259-5733

Megan Gaskell / CD Analyst – CDBG

mgaskell@ashevillenc.gov / 828 232- 4599

Brian Huskey / CD Analyst-Homelessness Lead

bhuskey@ashevillenc.gov / 828 251-4048

Nancy Williams / CD Analyst – HOME

nwilliams@ashevillenc.gov / 828 232-4503

Emily Ball / CD Homeless Services Systems Performance Lead

eball@ashevillenc.gov / 828 271-6129

Christina Harris / CD Coordinator

charris@ashevillenc.gov

Alex Mitchiner / CD Workforce Development  – CAYLA

amitchiner@ashevillenc.gov

Marybrook Cox / CD Analyst – Housing Funds & Real Estate

mcox@ashevillenc.gov 

 

 


Updated: 01/21/2021


 

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