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About Us

The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is responsible for administration of  the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Housing Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Programs for the City of Albany, Georgia.  In partnership with nonprofits, developers, and partnering agencies, DCED annually undertakes eligible activities which must meet one of HUD's National Objectives:  (1) Benefit low and moderate income persons,  (2) Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight; or (3) Address an urgent need such as a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community.  

CDBG Funding may be used for activities which include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition of real property
  • Rehabilitation of residential structures
  • Commercial façade improvements
  • Construction of public facilities and infrastructure improvements
  • Public services
  • Economic development activities

HOME Funding may be used for activities which include, but are not limited to:

  • New Construction of Housing
  • Rehabilitation of Housing
  • Conversion for Housing
  • Site Improvements (on-site)
  • Relocation Costs
  • Refinancing
  • Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)

CDBG and HOME Funding is targeted primarily to three neighborhood revitalization strategic planning areas within the City: 

  • Enterprise Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area
  • South Albany Neighborhood Revitalization Area
  • East Albany Neighborhood Revitalization Area

 Clink the link below to view a map of these strategic planning areas:

 Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Areas

Mission Statement

The City of Albany delivers fiscally responsible, highly dependable services to the citizens in the community and the region with integrity and professionalism. 

 

Contact Information

230 South Jackson Street/Suite 315
Albany, GA 31701
Phone: (229) 483-7650
Fax: (229) 430-2737

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday - Friday

 

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