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Community Development


The City's Community Development activities are focused on helping low to moderate income residents acquire needed information, knowledge and skills to improve their employment opportunities, beautification programs to help improve community appearances, and capacity building activities to help non-profit organizations to become more productive. In addition the City provides assistance to help low income residents pay assessment fees for their share of capital improvement cost.

Beautification Program

The Beautification Program fosters neighborhood pride in low to moderate income communities by providing funding for erection of neighborhood signs, landscaping and demolition/clearance projects. (Complete brochure can be downloaded at the bottom of this page)

Langdon Street Mural

Water and Sewer Assessment Assistance Program

The Water and Sewer Assessment Assistance Program provides grants for low to moderate income homeowners for fees up to $2000 that are assessed when water and/or sewer is made available to a neighborhood. Also, a $900 grant is available to assist low to moderate income homeowners with the cost of hiring a licensed plumber to connect the structure to the new line. (Complete brochure can be downloaded at the bottom of this page)

Neighborhood Resource Centers

The City of Fayetteville Community Development Department works with the Fayetteville Metropolitan Housing Authority and the Fayetteville/Cumberland Parks and Recreation Centers to offer services through the Neighborhood Resource activities throughout the city. Most of the activities are in low income communities to give citizens convenient access to resources. The primary focus is to provide the adult job seeker with educational tools and special training that will enhance employability, and to offer human services agencies the ability to meet with citizens in their communities.

computer classServices include:

  • Meeting rooms for nonprofits/community activities
  • Educational, employment, health and safety issues information
Available Classes include:
  • Homebuyers Education Workshops
  • Adult Basic Education & General Educational Development (GED) program
  • Various other classes and workshops


  • Old Wilmington Road, 229 Lincoln Drive (910) 483-2945

To schedule an event or for more information contact Jackie Bell at (910) 433-1930 or email:

Brochure Downloads

For more information, contact the Community Development Department at 910-433-1590.

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