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Examples of Recent CDBG Projects (PDF)
CDBG Picture and Story Submission

129 CDBG Annual Competition Applications Received by DCA

On April 1, 2015 DCA received 129 CDBG Annual Competition applications and ten Revitalization Area Strategy (RAS) Applications or reports.  The applications propose to benefit 31,631 Georgians by providing needed infrastructure improvements, building construction and renovations, and housing rehabilitation in neighborhoods across the state.  The primary purpose of the CDBG program is to benefit low-to-moderate income people by developing viable communities, providing decent housing, creating suitable living environments, and expanding economic opportunities.

For 2015, 58 communities are proposing water or sewer projects, 31 communities are proposing street and drainage projects, 14 communities are proposing building projects in order to benefit clients receiving specialized services, and 10 communities are proposing neighborhood revitalization or multi-activity projects.

For further information regarding the Annual Competition applications that have been submitted, please see the following links:

2015 Application List with Descriptions (PDF)

2015 Application analysis (PDF)

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:


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)

Georgia Neighborhood Stabilization Program

CDBG 2008 Disaster Supplemental Funding

Details on CDBG 2008 Disaster Supplemental Funding

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