Learn More About

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

fair housing
Fair Housing Access 
The City has a Fair Housing Ordinance that protects people from discrimination in housing based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, handicap, and family status. Read the local 2014 Analysis of Impediments and Assessment of Fair Housing report.

grants and loansFederal Funding
Learn how you may benefit from CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA federal funding programs. Also, learn more about available financial assistance for first-time home-buyers, local homelessness prevention services, and housing rehab programs for homeowners and renters.


Homelessness Prevention
Learn more about community partners who are working to end chronic homelessness and for more information on homeless prevention services and providers in Guilford County.

Housing Wordle Graphic

Housing our Community
Learn more about the community process aimed at creating a shared housing vision for the future. 


lead painLead-based Paint Issues

The City's Lead Safe Housing Program is a comprehensive, community-based plan that works to prevent, identify, and control lead-based paint hazards.


minimum housing standardsMinimum Housing Standards
Through a regular inspection process, inspectors identify homes that are in a state of disrepair, decay, or deterioration as outlined it the City's Minimum Housing Standards Code.


mhs commissionMinimum Housing Standards Commission
This commission upholds the City's Code of Ordinances and hears appeals of decisions by the building inspectors.