The Town of Chapel Hill is actively seeking to partner
with and support developers of affordable housing. This site provides useful information and resources to help in the affordable housing development process.
- Town Properties Available for Development
- Town Funds Available for Affordable Housing
- Orange County, NC Affordable Housing Bond Information
- Current Affordable Housing RFP's/ RFQs Issued by the Town
If you would like to be notified of future affordable housing related opportunities, please email Nate Broman-Fulks, Affordable Housing Manager.
Housing Advisory Board
The charge of the Housing Advisory Board (HAB) is to assist the Chapel Hill Town Council in promoting and developing a full spectrum of housing opportunities that meet the needs of the Chapel Hill community. The HAB meets monthly- click here to view Board details and member roster; to view the upcoming meeting schedule click here.
The Board invites applicants to schedule a courtesy pre-concept plan review for projects that include a residential component. During this session, the Board provides preliminary feedback to applicants for their consideration.
Interested in becoming a Housing Advisory Board member? Click here to learn more about the application process.
- Amendment to the Affordable Housing Fund Guidelines (September 2014)
- "Declaration of Tenants' Rights and Obligations" Document (March 2014)
- Amendment to the Affordable Housing Fund Guidelines (April 2013)
- Residential Market Study Presentation (January 2011)
- Residential Market Study (December 2010)
- Affordable Housing Resolution (January 2009)
- Chapel Hill 2020 comprehensive plan
- Affordable Housing Policy
- Calculating the Need for Affordable Housing in Chapel Hill Generated by New Residential Construction
- Carrboro Affordable Housing Presentation (October 30, 2012)
- Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change (2007)
- The Affordability Index: A New Tool for Measuring the True Affordability of a Housing Choice (January 2006)
- Triangle Apartment Market Report (March 2013)
- Letter from the Orange County Affordable Housing Coalition (October 2013)
- Report from Council Committee on Inclusionary Zoning establishing an Inclusionary Zoning Task Force (June 27, 2005)
- Report to the Council to establish a charge for an Inclusionary Zoning Task Force (September 12, 2005)
- Report from Inclusionary Zoning Task Force (including draft Ordinance) (November 20, 2006)
- Staff Response to November 20, 2006 Report from the Inclusionary Zoning Task Force (January 22, 2007)
- Report from Inclusionary Zoning Task Force (November 10, 2008)
- Report from the Inclusionary Zoning Task Force (including most recent draft Ordinance) (September 28, 2009)
- Recommended Schedule for Public Review of Inclusionary Zoning (October 28, 2009)
- Technical Assistance Panel Report on the Inclusionary Zoning in the City of Raleigh (November 2012)
- ULI Triangle Technical Assistance Panel on Inclusionary Zoning for the City of Raleigh (January 28, 2013)
The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency
The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency offers programs to help nonprofit organizations finance new housing and rehabilitate existing housing for North Carolinians with low and moderate incomes. Developers seeking Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Rental Production Program (RPP) and/or Workforce Housing Loan Program (WHLP) funds should refer to the 2018 Final Qualified Action Plan.