Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Section 3 Solicitation Package Available for State CDBG Grantees/Applicants
Section 3 of the U. S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 and the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, requires that economic opportunities generated by federal Housing and Community Development programs shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be given to low- and very low-income persons, and to businesses that provide economic opportunities for these persons.
DCA published its revised Section 3 Policy for subrecipients and contractors/subcontractors on November 1, 2013. DCA has also published its Section 3 Policy Solicitation Package. The DCA Section 3 Policy Solicitation Package is provided in order to promulgate specific requirements and forms to be used by subrecipients and contractors/subcontractors when hiring or contracting is covered by DCA’s Section 3 Policy.
Please note that when applicable subrecipients and contractors/subcontractors are responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable Section 3 law and regulation. See the Section 3 regulations at 24 CFR Part 135. See DCA’s Section 3 Policy Solicitation Package and DCA’s Section 3 Policy at the link below:
DCA Announces 2014 CDBG Applicants' Workshop
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs held the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Applicants’ Workshop December 11-13, 2013, at the Marriott Macon City Center, 240 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217. We anticipate an application submission deadline of April 1, 2014.
The purpose of this workshop is to inform local government officials and other interested parties of the procedures to be used in preparing CDBG applications. The workshop is designed to provide you an opportunity to learn the details involved in putting together a competitive application, to ask questions, and to share information. At the workshop, you will be provided an Applicants’ Manual that describes the application process and the guidelines that will be used in evaluating applications. The details of the workshop are included below on the workshop memorandum and draft agenda. Please note that in addition to learning about preparing CDBG applications, DCA will continue its training on various Fair Housing Equal Opportunity Requirements, making the workshop also appropriate for current CDBG grantees.
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Announces Over $37.5 Million in CDBG Awards
2013 Award Analysis (PDF)
Workshop Memo (PDF)
Draft Workshop Agenda (PDF)
The 2013 CDBG Recipients' Workshop was held September 5-6
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs conducted our annual FY 2013 State Non-Entitlement CDBG Recipients’ Workshop, September 5 – 6, 2013 at The Hyatt Regency Savannah, Two West Bay Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401. If you have questions or need additional information regarding the workshop, please contact Lisa Smith at (404) 679-5276.
The purpose of the Recipients’ Workshop is to provide CDBG Recipients with a broad overview of program management requirements and a detailed briefing on compliance areas such as Environmental Review, Labor Standards, Financial Management, Administration and Fair Housing Equal Opportunity.
2013 CDBG Annual Competition
For the 2013 Non-Entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Competition, DCA has received 120 applications requesting $55,972,771. Below are two documents summarizing the applications received: The first is an alphabetical listing with project descriptions of all requests received and the second is a detailed analysis of the types of applications received and the amounts requested. The Community Finance Division (CFD) will be reviewing the applications using DCA’s HUD-approved Method of Distribution as the standard for evaluation and scoring. Funding announcements are anticipated in August 2013.
Recent CDBG Accomplishment Data Reports
Economic Development Finance Professional Certification Program
See Economic Development Training (PDF) for details.
Jobs and Private Investment -- CDFD’s "Gap Financing" is Paying Dividends
See Bridging the Financing Gap for details. (PDF)
CDBG Stimulus Program
Details on CDBG Stimulus Program Funding
CDBG 2008 Disaster Supplemental Funding
Details on CDBG 2008 Disaster Supplemental Funding
Georgia Neighborhood Stabilization Program
NSP 1 News (PDF)
Email: Comments on the NSP Program
Email: Questions about NSP
Applications & Awards
CDBG Annual Competition
CDBG Redevelopment Fund
Employment Incentive Program (EIP)
Immediate Threat and Danger Program
CDBG Facts One Page and Map (PDF)
CDBG Loan Guarantee Program (Section 108 Program)
CDBG Manuals & Forms
CDBG Marketing Brochure (PDF)
CDBG Marketing Brochure 2008 (PDF)
CDBG Monitoring Areas
CDBG Regulations and Guidelines
CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN (PDF)
Consolidated Plan Annual Performance Report Excerpts (PDF)
DCA Program Awards
Downtown Development Resource and Program Guide (PDF)
Economic Development Financing Packet
Listening Session Notes (MS Word Document)
Method of Distribution (PDF)
CDBG Annual Competition Applications and Awards
Association County Commissioners of Georgia
Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP)
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Georgia Economic Developers Association
Georgia Municipal Association
Redevelopment Opportunities in Georgia
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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