Beginning January 1, 2024, economic development projects requesting an allocation amount greater than $20,000,000 must receive a letter affirming the financial feasibility of this transaction from the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

Want to Serve as an AmeriCorps Member in Georgia?  Go to and select 'Search Listings' to look for openings in Georgia or across the country. There are various filters available to narrow your search. Or you can call the AmeriCorps Hotline at 1-800-942-2677.

For additional questions, contact a program directly from the list of current programs or contact Georgia Serves at

The next Georgia National Register Review Board Meeting will be held on May 5, 2024. Information about recently listed properties can be found here

For further information contact Donald Rooney, National Register Specialist at


(Atlanta November 2023) GICH Senior Year is a new, competitive program for GICH Certified Alumni Communities with a mission to holistically invest affordable housing funds into Georgia communities based on their strategic vision.  The goal for The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is to braid targeted investments in 1-2 targeted and competitively selected alumni communities. Those braided investments may include guaranteed awards or strong competitive advantage within LIHTC, CHIP, and CDBG.

Notice is hereby given that the Department of Community Affairs will hold a public hearing in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act, O.C.G.A. §50-13-1, et seq. The hearings will afford all interested persons reasonable opportunity to provide data, views, or arguments regarding proposed revised rules for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI 1.0) program (Rules of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Chapter 110-31-.01, et seq.).

Georgia Serves is seeking service-minded individuals to serve as AmeriCorps Formula Grant Application Review Team members. Independent peer reviewers will read and score applications for the 2023-2024 program year.

Reviewers will be required to participate in a short webinar training (recorded) and be available to meet to discuss the applications on April 6, 2023.  Final reviews will be due by Wednesday, March 28, 2024.

ATLANTA ( October 3, 2023)The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) will be open from October 17, 2023, at midnight until October 20, 2023, at  11:59 p.m. Formerly known as Section 8, this HUD-funded program assists low-income families and individuals to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. This is the first time since 2021 that the HCV wait list has been opened to serve additional eligible applicants.  


The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) releases the 2024 Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) grant application for approximately $12.5 million in available grant awards.