The Planning and Development Department has direct oversight of Rowan County’s housing assistance programs and utilizes the administrative services of Hobbs Upchurch and Associates and the Salisbury Community Development Corporation to manage its 2011 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) / Scattered Site Housing Project and HOME Programs respectively.
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 participation 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
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 residing in the aforementioned municipalities should contact:
City of Kannapolis
Sherry Gordon, Administrator
Community Development Program
Email Sherry Gordon
City of Salisbury
Ms. Janet Gapen, Director
Community Planning Services
Email Janet Gapen
Additional information on the specific areas of housing assistance is available at these links: