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Down Payment Assistance Program

To increase home ownership in the TRUNA neighborhood, the city of Greenville has designed a program to assist home buyers with down payment and closing costs. Home buyers purchasing a home in the TRUNA neighborhood and planning to live in that home may qualify for a 0% forgivable loan up to $10,000. For more information and to see a map of the areas covered by this program click on the link above.

Resources for Residents

Whether you are a new or long-time resident of Greenville, this resources page developed by the city of Greenville has lots of helpful links to city services, including ones for utilities, garbage and recycling information, telephone service, and much more.

Greenville Historic Preservation Guidelines

Part of the TRUNA neighborhood is a Local Historic District that encourages the purchase and rehabilitation of historic properties according to appropriate guidelines. Adjacent to the East Carolina campus, these properties are some of Greenville's largest and most intact early 20th-century residential areas, with numerous fine examples of Craftsman, Spanish Colonial Revival, Spanish Eclectic, Colonial Revival, Italian Renaissance Revival, and Tudor Revival style houses. Go to the link above for the guidelines.

Uptown Greenville

On the Uptown Greenville page, you'll learn about the organization that promotes the enhancement of the downtown area of Greenville as a vital center for business, living, and entertainment.

Recreation and Parks

Greenville has an extensive and active recreation and parks program for both children and adults, which can be accessed from the link above.

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement, a division within the Police Department, is a team of professionals dedicated to addressing neighborhood concerns from both an advocacy and enforcement point of view. Staff members work on a variety of neighborhood concerns such as minimum housing code violations, abandoned structures, weedy lots, abandoned and junk vehicles, parking problems, animal control, and other public nuisances within the city.

For assistance, please click above to file a complaint or contact Code Enforcement at 329-4300.
Citizen concerns, complaints, and requests for information can be directed to:
Community Development Department at 252-329-4504. Complaints can be registered through the City Compass at http://iframe.publicstuff.com/#?client_id=799.

This center works with students and the surrounding community to address issues of mutual concern and to help maintain positive town-gown relations between East Carolina and the city.