Community Development

The mission of the Community Development department is to advance community well-being by revitalizing neighborhoods, providing quality affordable housing, and facilitating business and economic opportunity.


Stephanie Taylor, Community Development Administrator, 972-1267
Jayson Dawkins, Policy Analyst, 972-1168
Charlina Locklear-Chavis, Housing Rehab Specialist, 972-1145
Mabel Taylor-Jones, HOME Coordinator, 972-1147
Kendra Silver, Community Development Technician, 972-1357
Loretta Braswell, Citizen Assistance Specialist, 972-1354
Alvina Jenkins, Administrative Assistant, 972-1100

2023 Citizens Academy

Cornelia McGee



Frederick E. Turnage
Municipal Building
331 S. Franklin St.
Rocky Mount, NC 

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Community Development Services

Housing Grant Programs

Public Notices

Important Downloads

Down East HOME Consortium

HOME Program

HOME-American Rescue Plan

Fair Housing Act

Continuum of Care

Down Payment Assistance