Community Development

Modern style homes in ConcordThe Community Development Division is committed to making the City of Concord and its neighborhoods better places to live, work, and play. Through the efforts of this Division, the City strives to provide safe, decent, affordable housing, a suitable living environment and economic opportunities, specifically for low- and moderate-income individuals and communities. The City has several programs in place to accomplish this goal. These programs are federally funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Act Programs. 

Affordable Housing Opportunities

Federal Grant Programs

Draft Consolidated Annual Action Plan for FY 2023-2024

The City of Concord is the lead entity for the Cabarrus/Iredell/Rowan HOME Consortium. The Consortium is seeking the public's input on the draft Consolidated Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2023-2024. The draft document outlines the Consortium's proposed goals and activities for the upcoming fiscal year. 

A copy of the draft annual action plan is available here as of April 3, 2023.

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HUD Awards $15 Million to Help Low-Income Seniors Age in Place


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded almost $15 million to 13 nonprofit organizations, in addition to state government, to assist in undertaking comprehensive programs that make safety and functional home modifications and limited repairs to meet the needs of low-income elderly homeowners that allow them to age in place.  Learn more


HUD Announces $5 Million Available to Help End Youth, Family Homelessness


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $5 million for new Family Unification Program (FUP) voucher assistance for youth and families who lack safe and adequate housing.  This funding will help strengthen coordination among public housing authorities (PHAs), public child welfare agencies (PCWAs), and Continuums of Care (CoCs) and increase access to supportive services for those who need them.  Learn more.


HUD Seeks Public Comment on Potential Changes to Regulation Requiring Accessibility and Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in HUD-Assisted Programs


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) in the Federal Register.  HUD is considering revising Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) implementing regulation at 24 C.F.R. part 8 and requests public comment to assist HUD in considering potential revisions.  Learn More.


HUD Awards More Than $794 Million for Affordable Housing Activities in Native American Communities


On February 28, 2023, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $794 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula funding for eligible Native American Tribes, Alaska Native Villages, and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) to carry out affordable housing activities in Tribal communities. Learn more.

HUD Awards Over $54 Million to 182 Grantees in 42 States to Fight Housing Discrimination
  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $54 million on March 21, 2023 to 182 fair housing organizations across the country under its Fair Housing initiatives Program (FHIP).  The grants will provide $28.2 million to support the efforts of national, state, and local fair housing entities working to add violations of the Fair Housing Act and helping to end discrimination in housing.  Learn more.



25 de Abril de 2023 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


La Ciudad se está asociando para ofrecer un Evento Virtual de Vivienda Justa en Colaboración titulado "Asuntos de Vivienda" mañana por la noche, jueves 27 de abril de 2023, de 6:00 p.m. a las 7:00 p. m. para concienciar a los ciudadanos sobre los derechos que se establecieron hace más de 55 años a través de la Ley de Vivienda Justa de 1968. Este evento está patrocinado por la Ciudad de Kannapolis, la Ciudad de Concord, el Condado de Cabarrus y El Puente Hispano. El evento es gratis, pero se necesita registrarse. Regístrese visitando Todos estan invitados.

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April 27, 2023 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


The City is partnering to offer a virtual Collaborative Fair Housing Event entitled “Housing Matters” tomorrow evening, Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to make citizens aware of the rights that were established over 55 years ago through the Fair Housing Act of 1968.  This event is sponsored by the City of Kannapolis, the City of Concord and Cabarrus County.  The event is free but registration is required.  Register by visiting  Everyone is invited to attend. 

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