Community Development

Community Development Staff is available to answer questions concerning economic development, housing rehabilitation funds, low income housing, home ownership/down payment assistance, affordable housing, and Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for improvement projects in lower income neighborhoods.
April is Fair Housing Month

The City of Hickory is committed to affirmatively furthering Fair Housing in the community. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or handicap.  For more information about the Fair Housing Act, you may contact the NC Human Relations commission by phone at 1-866-324-7474 or visit Community Development Staff can also answer basic questions about the act.

Click here for the 2018-2019 Nonprofit CDBG Grant Application


Community Development Forms and Resources (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

76 North Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601
Planning Dept. : (828) 323-7422
Office Fax: (828) 323-7550


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