Community Development

The purpose of the Community Development Department is to create and stimulate balance growth in our community and for the future of our families through housing and community development. Our vision is to address the needs of the entire Moss Point Community by bringing awareness to the citizens in our community and implement ready access to the opportunities and the services necessary to move them forward to sustainable productive citizens.

How Does Community Development Work?

The City of Moss Point's Community Development priority needs are identified in the City's Five-Year Consolidated Plan which consist of a variety and range of pressing needs for:
  • Drainage
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • New Affordable Housing
  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Street Improvements
  • Water
Various jobs are created for Moss Point residents from special economic development projects.

Moss Point Community Development Challenges are outlined as thus:
  • Accessibility for the Elderly Handicapped
  • Affordable New Housing
  • Emergency Shelter for Homeless
  • Housing Rehabilitation
  • Special Drainage and Street Improvements
  • Special Economic Development/Job Creation
  • Special Water and Sewer System Improvements

Annual Action Plan

View the most recent and previous Community Development Annual Action Plan.