Approximately $1,208,687 will be available in CDBG funds for housing and community development activities beginning July 1, 2017. Additionally, $362,341 in HOME funds may be available in July 2017 as "gap financing" for eligible housing activities during the program year. HOME funds are made available and allocated under a separate application process. Contact HCD for details.
HCD is now accepting applications for CDBG funds to provide affordable housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities for Athens-Clarke County residents. As noted in HCD's CDBG RFA Meeting held October 13th, 2016, all applicants are required to submit the CDBG Notice of Intent to Apply Form (NOI) to HCD no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 28th, 2016 and all CDBG Project Applications are due to HCD by 4:30 p.m. on December 5th, 2016. Please see below to download the Notice of Intent and FY18 CDBG Project Application.
Please feel free to contact HCD staff with any questions or concerns at (706)613-3155. Staff will be available to provide technical assistance during the CDBG application process until November 18th, 2016.
The CAPER will be available for public review and comment at the following locations from September 14th, 2016 through September 26th, 2016:
Athens Regional Library - Heritage Room
ACC Mayor's Office
ACC Manager's Office
Northeast Georgia Regional Development Center (RDC)
Athens Housing Authority
East Athens Development Corporation
Hancock Corridor Development Corporation
ACC Housing and Community Development Department
The CAPER is also available at the following link:
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY17 Annual Action Plan 30-day review
The Athens-Clarke County Housing and Community Development Department is preparing the July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs. The Mayor and Commission held a public hearing on April 5, 2016 and voted to approve the plan for submission to HUD. Written public comments concerning the plan and proposed CDBG and HOME funded activities will be received from April 11, 2016 through May 11, 2016 and should be submitted to:
Athens-Clarke County Housing and Community Development Department
375 Satula Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30601
Click the links below to review the Housing and Community Development Department Consolidated Plan, Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014, or the Continuum of Care Plan.
For additional information, or if you need special accommodations, please call HCD at 613-3155.
To access the Consolidated Plan, CAPER, or Continuum of Care Plan click the links below: