The primary mission of the Orange County Housing and Community Development Department is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.
To achieve this mission, the Department has the following strategic goals:
Expand the supply of assisted housing
Improve the quality of assisted housing
Increase assisted housing choices
Ensure equal opportunity and affirmatively further fair housing
Enforce the Orange County Civil Rights Ordinance by investigating housing and public accommodation discrimination cases
HOME Consortium Annual Action Plan
Orange County is an entitlement community under U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) HOME Investment Partnership Program. Under this program, local government join together to form a consortium to receive HOME funding for affordable housing. Orange County's consortium is made up of four members: Orange County and the towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough.