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Housing Development Grant

Grants to Greenville, South Carolina Nonprofits
to Develop Affordable Housing Units

Agency Type:

Local

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City of Greenville - Community Development Division (CD)

Conf. Date:

01/08/18

Deadline Date:

02/09/18 5:00 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Greenville, South Carolina nonprofit organizations to increase available housing for low- and moderate-income households. Funding will be used for the development or construction of affordable housing units within designated neighborhoods in the City.

During this grant period, the City will receive and administer funding from a variety of sources, including but not limited to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds to assist in improving the quality of life among the City’s low- and moderate-income citizens.

In accordance with Community Development goals and objectives, funding will be provided to develop housing or provide owner-occupied rehabilitation programs for low- and moderate-income families whose incomes do not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Proposals must comply with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements and criteria listed in 24 CFR Part 570 and 24 CFR Part 92.

The City of Greenville is committed to the redevelopment of its neighborhoods. Over the years, a number of neighborhoods have witnessed a decline in population and a deterioration of housing stock. In response, the City has adopted a neighborhood master planning approach for improving neighborhoods, along with an aggressive capital improvement program. The City’s commitment encourages a “live-work” environment, supported by a mix of housing types reflecting a variety of income levels. The City’s Community Development emphasis will remain on providing housing opportunities for low- to moderate-income families.

Residents, property owners, businesses and other stakeholders have come together in several neighborhoods to create and adopt Neighborhood Master Plans. The overarching goal of these plans is to create a vibrant neighborhood encompassing a variety of housing types and incomes, while remaining sensitive to the neighborhood’s identity. The City’s Community Development efforts in redevelopment will reclaim vacant parcels, recycle blighted structures and repair and/or develop infrastructure. In addition, Community Development’s comprehensive neighborhood leadership, economic development, job training and housing counseling programs work in conjunction with redevelopment efforts to ensure residents play an active role in the revitalization of their neighborhood and are better positioned for home ownership.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166709

Term of Contract:

The City further desires to fund applications that are able to be implemented within one (1) year of receiving funding.

The program period is July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An organization applying for funding must be a public or private, nonprofit entity providing services within the City limits of Greenville, South Carolina.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A proposal workshop will be held Monday, January 8, 2018 at 2:00 PM, at Greenville City Hall, 206 S. Main Street, first floor conference room.

The workshop is optional; however, it will serve as additional guidance in preparing the proposal.

Pre-Application Information:

City of Greenville funds are expected to be used as gap financing to cover development costs that cannot reasonably be obtained from other sources. Points will be awarded based on the percentage of non-city funds identified in the sources and uses of funds statement contained in the application. Non-City funds will include all other non-City funding sources, including private equity investment, private loans, value of land and land improvements if pre-purchased by the developer, and other governmental loans and grants.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, February 9, 2018, by 5:00 PM.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Ginny Stroud, Community Development Administrator
(864)467-4568
gstroud@greenvillesc.gov

Michael Williamson, Project Manager
(864)467-4416
mwilliamson@greenvillesc.gov

Community Development Division City of Greenville
5th Floor, City Hall
206 S. Main Street Greenville, SC

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Geographic Focus:

USA: South Carolina: City of Greenville