Public Notice - Proposed FFY20/21 CDBG Method of Distribution

February 2, 2021 - Notice is hereby given by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs of the drafting of the FFY20/21 for the State of Georgia Community Development Block Grant Method of Distribution. The proposed Method of Distribution outlines the national program goals and objectives outlined in Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act as well as the State’s CDBG program goals to accomplish the following:

  • Address State and community priorities;
  • Ensure fairness in the treatment of all applications;
  • Promote the development of affordable housing;
  • Assist communities in preserving and developing basic infrastructure and public facilities; and
  • Support economic development activities that principally benefit low- and moderate-income persons through job training and job creation.

Georgia’s FFY2020/2021 CDBG program is offered to eligible cities and counties for a wide range of activities as authorized under Section 105(a) of the Housing and Community Development Act (HCDA) of 1974, as amended. The eligible activities for the FFY2020/2021 program year are described within the Method of Distribution which can be downloaded/viewed at https://www.dca.ga.gov/node/5875.

The public comment period began on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­February 3, 2021 by posting on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs website and distribution by e-mail to program stakeholders to inform the public of the proposed Method of Distribution and inviting comments through February 15, 2021. All parties, organizations, and individuals interested in reviewing a copy may do so on DCA’s website at www.dca.ga.gov. You may direct comments during the open comment period to:

 

By email to:  cdbg.biz@dca.ga.gov

 

Or by mail to:
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Community Finance Division/CDBG
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta, Ga 30329

DCA will hold a virtual public hearing on Monday, February, 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM which will be streamed live. To register visit, https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/675284170639009808. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.