T he Department of Community Development in Durham,North Caroli- na is responsible for coordinating the City’s community development and neighborhood stabilization and revitalization efforts, including affordable housing and home retention, as well as financial empow- erment, and homelessness services programs. In order to fulfill its mission, the Department partners with various housing development organiza- tions and authorities, lenders and financial institutions, county, state, and federal government agencies, DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA THE QUEST FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AT A GLANCE DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA WHAT: A city of 250,000 WHERE: North central North Carolina, approximately 25 miles northwest of Raleigh WEBSITE: www.durhamnc.gov