Programs and Services

Home Ownership Programs Overview

Home Ownership Locations

Homeownership Assistance [pdf/108kb/1p]

Community Services

Community Services provides relocation assistance to households and businesses displaced by government action and conducts various community outreach and home counseling programs. Assistance is also provided to the code enforcement officers when they encounter broad neighborhood problems that require citizen involvement in correcting the problems.

Community Services provides assistance in the planning and implementation of improvements a neighborhood may wish to undertake. In addition, Services acts as a liaison between neighborhoods and specific city departments/divisions relative to the provision of services (Community and Business Development, Community Services Programs).

Community Services also facilitates the Annual Winston-Salem Citywide Neighborhood Conference. This allows neighborhood associations to come together in workshops to share ideas and experiences and promotes dialogue on common issues and concerns.

Neighborhood Association Program News [pdf/93kb/1p]

Over the Fence Newsletter [2011/pdf/4.32mb/4p]

NIP Neighborhood Improvement Plan English Version [pdf/4mb/64p]

Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Law enforcement officers, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade teachers and firefighters/emergency medical technicians can contribute to community revitalization while becoming homeowners through HUD's Good Neighbor Next Door Sales Program. HUD offers a substantial incentive in the form of a discount of 50% from the list price of the home.

Good Neighbor Next Door Program [pdf/36kb/2p]
Good Neighbor Next Door Revitalization Area (MAP) [pdf/171kb/1p]

Preserving Homeownership Through the NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund

The Mortgage Payment Program helps North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to job loss or other temporary financial hardship.

Foreclosure Prevention [pdf/534kb/1p]

Preserving Homeownership Through Consumer Credit Counseling Services

A change in your financial status could lead to mortgage delinquency and default. Should this happen to you, seek help immediately by contacting Financial Pathways of the Piedmont (formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Services) for a housing counseling appointment! Financial Pathways of the Piedmont is a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency and United Way Agency. The counselors are certified Housing, Credit and Loss Mitigation Counselors. Foreclosure mitigation housing counseling services are provided by highly-trained and professional counselors. Services are FREE and all client information is kept strictly confidential.

Regardless of your financial situation, a thorough financial analysis will help with prioritizing your expenses and budget. If you are facing the possibility of foreclosure, do not lose your home to foreclosure recovery scams. Avoid foreclosure prevention companies - let CCCS help you with options to assist in retaining your home. For more information, call (336) 896-1196.

United Way Equal Housing Opportunity

Notify me of page changes

Receive E-Mail Notification When New Information is Posted on this Page
As a member, enjoy the benefits of MyCityofWS, including your choice of newsletters, and notifications about events and site updates. Login and Manage Your Subscriptions Now.