• Equity pre-applications are intended to provide an opportunity for applicants to receive constructive feedback on potential projects.  Additionally, a pre-application can be used to reserve a PACA date.  We have noticed lately that many pre-applications are being submitted too close to the application deadline to allow adequate time to issue a response. For this reason, we will begin requiring all pre-applications to be submitted 4 weeks prior to the OneGeorgia Equity application deadlines.  

  • DCA to host a free workshop for property managers, directors, stakeholders  

    (ATLANTA) February 5, 2019 – The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is offering a free Income Averaging Compliance Kickoff on March 14. This workshop, provided by DCA’s Office of Portfolio Management, is geared toward property managers and owners, compliance directors and project stakeholders.  

  • During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly tasked the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the Georgia Department of Economic Development with implementing and overseeing a Rural Zone designation program, which provides tax credits to individuals creating jobs and making qualifying investments within historic downtown areas. This year, the state has designated the communities of Avondale Estates, Greensboro, Hartwell, Hogansville, Jesup, Locust Grove, Monticello, Sylvester, and Waycross as Rural Zones.