Neighborhood Improvement Services
Your opinion matters! Jacksonville Neighborhood Improvement Services invites you to provide comments on how Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds should be invested in the City of Jacksonville. HUD provides CDBG funds to communities for a number of uses including affordable housing, community facilities and public services, slum and blight removal and economic opportunities, primarily to benefit low and moderate income persons and households. Follow this link to submit your input online:
Neighborhood Improvement Services (formerly Community Engagement) seeks to identify opportunities to enhance communications and engagement with Citizens and foster livable neighborhoods in all residential areas of the City of Jacksonville.
Jacksonville is an "Entitlement City," receiving annual Community Development Block Grant funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These federal dollars translates into assistance for Jacksonville’s Citizens looking to rent, buy or maintain a home; supports nonprofit organizations seeking to provide public services; and is to make improvements to public facilities and infrastructure.
We Are Here to Help
|Affordable & Fair Housing |
City & County Resources for Renters and Homeowners. Fair Housing Regulations on discrimination and how to file a complaint.
|Neighborhood Housing & Assistance|
Working with area developer's, the City is building safe, affordable and custom homes for qualifying buyer's. See what is available and if you qualify.
|Rehabilitation & Demolition|
Funding is available for Rehabilitation to help make your home a safe place to live. It's one phone call away to see if you can qualify for assistance. Demolition is one way the City is helping to remove blight from Jacksonville. Call us to see if we can help.
|Education Courses |
Money Management Seminar - Gain insight on how to save and manage your money.
Homebuyers Education Course - Talk to the professionals about getting a mortgage, purchasing a home and managing your investment. For Information or to register for a class see the City Calendar of Events or call 910 938-5286.
Volunteer to Help Out Your City, Join an Advisory Committee - To help achieve mission goals, the City has established a Neighborhood Improvement Services Advisory Committee and subcommittee, where Citizens provide input to help improve services and programs. Apply Online