Attend the First Time Homeowner Course: Marquita Jordan Did!

New Homeowner in East College Park

Are you overwhelmed by the home buying process? Ms. Jordan, one of our newest homeowners in the East College Park area, certainly was! What does she credit for helping her out? Enrolling and taking a First Time Homebuyer course through DHIC. 

The City of Raleigh provides a $70,000 Community Development Block Grant each year to DHIC to provide essential homebuying training for people like Ms. Jordan. Each year about 300 income-restricted families attend the 8-hour homebuyer workshop.

To qualify for the income restricted (80% or below of Area Median Income) homes your income must fall within the chart. 

Family Size HUD Gross Income Limit
1 $47,250
2 $54,000
3 $60,750
4 $67,450
5 $72,850
6 $78,250
7 $83,650
8 $89,050

Annual Federal Spending Reporting

Annual Federal Spending Reporting 


The Community Development Division is unique within the City of Raleigh because it is primarily federally funded. The Federal government requires that these funds are spent responsibly and benefit low-and moderate-income residents. Every year the Community Development Division produces an Annual Action Plan to show how federal monies will be spent in the coming fiscal year. The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is a yearly report to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development demonstrating how federal funds are spent.

The City is committed to creating 570 affordable housing units a year for the next 10 years. There are four programs the Community Development Division uses to meet this goal. The programs provide assistance with homeownership, neighborhood revitalization, creation of rental developments, and provide owneroccupied loans in order to bring homes up to proper living standards.


Community Report on Housing and Community Development Planned Expenditures (2018-19)

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report Summary (2016-17)