Public Invited to Review HUD Annual Action Plan

The State of Georgia will host a public hearing and webinar to present its proposed Action Plan for FFY 2019, the second year of the five-year 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan. The Annual Action Plan indicates how anticipated funds received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be implemented from July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 for the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) programs.

The Plan provides strategies and investments of resources to address housing and community development needs, barriers to fair housing, and lead-based paint hazards. It also includes all records of citizen participation/consultation.

The State of Georgia encourages all of its residents, sub-recipients and grantees, public agencies, and other interested parties to attend this public hearing and/or webinar and submit any written comments to the agency.

  • The public comment period for the Plan is open from Monday, April 1 through Wednesday, May 1.
  • The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, April 17 from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, 60 Executive Park South NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
  • The webinar will be held on Thursday, April 18 from 2:00-3:00 PM. To participate in the webinar, register here.
  • Copies of the proposed plan and supporting data may be downloaded for free here

To request hard copies of the proposed Plan or copies of data used:

  • By mail: Georgia Department of Community Affairs, ATTN: Annual Action Plan 2019, Samanta Carvalho, Office of Community Housing Development, 60 Executive Park South, Atlanta, Georgia 30329
  • By email: Samanta.carvalho@dca.ga.gov     
  • By TDD: 404-679-0567 (Please contact DCA at Samanta.carvalho@dca.ga.gov for any necessary accommodation.)

DCA is prepared to provide appropriate language services for non-English-speaking (LEP) individuals. Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and/or Vietnamese interpreters can be made available upon request. Please identify any language services needed 10 days prior to the public hearing, including in which language(s) such services are required.

  • Translation of the notice and interpretation services for this event are available upon request.
  • Traducción de la notificación y servicios de interpretación para este evento están disponibles a pedido.

DCA complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids or special modification to participate in the public comment process should call (404) 679-0567 or email Samanta.carvalho@dca.ga.gov.

Individuals seeking reasonable accommodations or with specific ADA needs should email fairhousing@dca.ga.gov. Visit dca.ga.gov/fairhousing for more information.