The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides $5 billion nationwide to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, by providing housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter, to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability across the country.
These grant funds will be administered through HUD’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).
The State of Georgia received $87 million in HOME-ARP funds to be spent by 2030 on the following four eligible activities:
- Production or Preservation of Affordable Housing
- Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
- Supportive Services, Homeless Prevention Services, and Housing Counseling
- Purchase and Development of Non-Congregate Shelter
The State of Georgia's has submitted the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for approval.
If you would like notices on our progress in implementing this program, please sign up for our HOME-ARP list serve by clicking on the button below.
Comments and questions may be submitted by email to HOME-ARP@dca.ga.gov
or by mail to the following address:
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Attn: Samanta Carvalho
Office of Community Housing Development
60 Executive Park South NE
Atlanta, GA 30329