Announcements

Protecting the health and safety of AmeriCorps members, program staff, volunteers, and partners is CNCS' and the GA Commissions' top priority. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation and follow the latest guidance from federal, state, and local health departments.

In 1997, OCGA §36-81-3 established that the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) develop and maintain a Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA) for Local Governments for the purpose of standardization and uniformity in accounting and financial reporting across the state’s municipal, county, and consolidated governments. The initial document was released in 2001, with the knowledge that periodic updates would be necessary. The Third (current) Edition of this was released in December 2013.

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The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) hereby notifies interested Applicants of the availability of funds allocated from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The availability and use of these funds is subject to Federal CDBG regulations (24 CFR Part 570, Subpart I), and is further subject to DCA’s policies and program requirements. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is the administrator of the State of Georgia’s CDBG Program for Non-Entitlement Communities.

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) released a grant application today for approximately $3 million in new Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) grants.

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs will make available $3,000,000 in Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) grant funds to local government, nonprofit, and public housing authority applicants to provide housing rehabilitation of owner-occupied single family homes and new construction and reconstruction of affordable single-family housing units for sale to income eligible home buyers.

ATLANTA (August 30, 2019) – Gov. Brian Kemp today announced that 59 Georgia communities will receive a total of $41 million in federal assistance to help grow their local economies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated the funding to Georgia’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which is administered by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

             PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Georgia Housing and Finance Authority will hold a public hearing at 10:00 a.m., August 23, 2019 at its principal office located at 60 Executive Park South, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30329 in Room 202, 2nd floor, or such other room as noted outside Room 202 at the time of the hearing. The purpose of the hearing is to provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed plan of financing involving the sale and issuance of up to and including Two Hundred Fifty Million Dollars ($250,000,000) of qualified mortgage revenue bonds.

The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announces the 2019 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program Supplemental Application.  The HOPWA program provides resources and incentives to devise long-term comprehensive strategies for meeting the housing needs of low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and persons in their family. 

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