Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for Columbia's citizens by providing economic, housing and social opportunities.  We are the fuel supporting the local economy by providing resources and opportunities for growth.  Community Development administers federal, state and local funding and ensures compliance.  Community Development programs increase home-ownership and build neighborhood capacity while offing excellent customer service.  Partnerships with banks, neighborhoods and organizations allow us to improve the quality of life and continue to make Columbia a world class city.