Our Mission

The Housing and Community Services division coordinates community strategic planning, housing development and service agency funding that benefits low- and moderate-income Winston-Salem residents.

Our Activities 

  • Coordinating short and long-term community plans
  • Coordinating and funding programs serving persons experiencing homelessness
  • Funding community–based programs 
  • Funding to provide gap financing to housing development projects and monitoring development of homes affordable to low- and moderate-income residents 
  • Monitoring and reporting program successes to funding partners: HUD, State of North Carolina and City of Winston-Salem

The City uses a uniform process for evaluating all funding requests from community agencies seeking financial support from the City. More information is found on the Budget Office webpage .