COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) HAS CREATED A LOCAL, NATIONAL, AND GLOBAL IMPACT. PUBLIC HEALTH AUTHORITIES ARE WORKING TOWARD LIMITING THE SPREAD OF THIS NEW VIRUS AND GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS IS ACTIVELY PARTICIPATING IN THIS COMMUNITY-WIDE EFFORT AND FOLLOWING CDC AND GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH RECOMMENDATIONS.
THE HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION AND DCA WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE STATUS OF THE LOCAL AND FEDERAL RECOMMENDATIONS. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS PAGE FOR FURTHER COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT UPDATES AND TO VIEW COVID-19 RESPONSE Q&A.
UPDATES FOR CURRENTLY FUNDED
COMMUNITY HOME INVESTMENT PROGRAM (CHIP) GRANTEES
DCA encourages CHIP grantees to follow the State-mandated shelter-in-place restrictions and CDC social-distancing guidance on all construction sites and when deciding whether to begin/continue work on owner-occupied units.
In response to concerns for more time to complete projects:
- All 2017-2018 CHIP grant terms will be extended until June 30, 2021
- All 2019 CHIP grant terms will be extended until June 30, 2022
- All 2016 or older CHIP grant term extension requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis
For questions or concerns please contact:
DaTonya Lewis, Community Housing Program Manager