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Harlem rezoning vote draws cheers

...rezoned from R1-A residential to R-3 Residential for the development of the apartment complex that would use Department of Community Affairs tax credits to develop and would focus on veteran housing, said Kelly Evans, executive director of the East...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-27/harlem-rezoning-vote-draws-c
Leaders talk opening resource center to solve low homeless count

...homeless population.The change came after Augusta conducted its 2013 count in partnership with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, which used observation models designed by Kennesaw State University to account for homeless people who might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/leaders-talk-opening-resourc
Count shows fewer homeless in Augusta

...future counts to ensure accuracy.He said the city conducted its 2013 count in partnership with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, which used observation models designed by Kennesaw State University to account for homeless people who might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-15/count-shows-fewer-homele
'Speed traps' not always what they seem

...21 mph and including fines for "too fast for conditions" in annual calculations submitted to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for inspection."Speed traps are kind of like fire ant hills," Stone said. "Get rid of one and another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-06/speed-traps-not-always
Augusta Housing Authority approves housing vouchers for Freedom's Path veterans project

...the housing authority's board of commissioners.Last year, Freedom's Path was selected by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for $790,000 in federal tax credits to convert two vacant historic buildings into one-bedroom apartments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/augusta-housing-authority-app
Freedom's Path veteran housing project approved for funding

...threatened to kill project funding, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs has awarded Freedom's Path $790,000 in...senior citizens and working families, the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) said in a news release.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-08/freedoms-path-veteran-housin
State program helps homeowners avoid foreclosure

...deputy commissioner of housing at the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.So far, HomeSafe Georgia has distributed...national housing crisis that began in 2007.The Department of Community Affairs is searching for more homeowners to benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2015-02-12/state-program-help
Veteran housing project Freedom's Path files for funding again

...project.The Augusta nonprofit Hope House and Florida-based developer Don Paxton have asked the Georgia Department of Community Affairs to award them $790,000 in low-income housing tax credits in November, when the agency decides which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/veteran-housing-project-free
School system to use newly awarded $1 million in grants to boost technology

...roughly $1.2 million.Funding for the grant was provided by the Georgia Department of Education and the Department of Community Affairs. The Office of Student Achievement will oversee its release.The grant is divided into three tiers, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-27/school-system-use-newly-a
Companies receive incentives, fail to deliver jobs

...folded or have laid off workers in other parts of the state.Brian Willamson, the deputy commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs told the newspaper that accountability requirements have improved over the years. His department administers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/companies-receive-incentives-