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Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP)

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The Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) provides grants to local governments, nonprofit organizations and public housing authorities to address the needs of affordable housing development in their communities. CHIP funds may be used to build new affordable single family homes for resale and to provide housing rehabilitation for low-income and moderate-income home owners.

Annually, DCA releases a Notice of Funding Availability and a grant application.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible CHIP applicants include local governments that have not been designated by HUD as a Participating Jurisdiction (PJ) for the HOME program, organizations designated with a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) status, or Local Public Housing Authorities.

Eligible Activities

Homeowner Rehabilitation: CHIP funds may be used to assist existing low income homeowners by providing rehabilitation assistance to their homes.

New Construction: CHIP funds may be used to build single family homes for low-to-moderate income homebuyers.

To view a recorded webinar with details about the last application round go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHRWeKHSYzM

The Power Point slides for this webinar can be found on: http://www.dca.state.ga.us/housing/HousingDevelopment/programs/documents/2016_CHIP_Webinar_Presentation.pdf

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Samanta Carvalho
Community Development Specialist
Direct: 404-679-0567

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The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability, or age. For a reasonable accommodation, please contact (404) 679-4840 or at fairhousing@dca.ga.gov.

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