Housing Programs

The Planning and Development Department has direct oversight of Rowan County’s housing assistance programs and utilizes the administrative services of the Salisbury Community Development Corporation to manage its housing programs. Visit the Salisbury CDC website SalisburyCDC.org or email them Salisbury CDC.


Through its partnerships with local and state agencies, Rowan County is able to offer a variety of housing programs for low to moderate income homeowners intended to increase energy efficiency, safety and sustainability. Assistance activities may include housing rehabilitation, emergency repairs or down payment assistance to 1st-time homebuyers.

Obtaining an Application

Homeowners interested in housing assistance  should contact the Rowan County Planning and Development Department at 704-216-8588 or visit the offices during normal business hours to obtain an application located at:

402 N Main Street
Room 204
Salisbury, NC 28144

Please note that participation is limited to homeowners residing in the unincorporated areas of Rowan County and within its municipal jurisdictions, excluding the cities of Kannapolis and Salisbury.

Contacting Municipalities for Assistance

Homeowners interested in housing assistance, who reside in the City of Kannapolis or the City of Salisbury should use the contacts below:

City of Kannapolis
Sherry Gordon, Administrator
Community Development Program
Phone: 704-920-4332
Email Sherry Gordon

City of Salisbury  
Hannah Jacobson, Director
Community Planning Services
Phone: 704-638-5230
Email Hannah Jacobson

Helpful Resources

Additional information on the specific areas of housing assistance is available at these links: