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Reports finds extremely low-income families have trouble finding homes in Augusta, Aiken

...voucher system, because Section 8 subsidies can be acquired only online or by calling or visiting the Georgia Department of Community Affairs' office outside of Atlanta."For people with very low income, that is not feasible," she said. "If...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/reports-finds-extremely-low-
Aiken County recycling rate nearly three times better than Augusta's

...rate of 30 percent.Georgia's rate is not known, as a change in the law in 2010 no longer required the Department of Community Affairs to compile annual solid waste reports.Because Columbia County closed its landfill and privatized all garbage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/aiken-county-recycling-rate-n
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
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
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
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
'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
Deadline nears for counties

...of 159 Georgia counties have told the state Department of Community Affairs how they plan to avoid duplicating costly...residents, said Michael Gleaton, director of the Department of Community Affairs' Office of Coordinated Planning. "They're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/01/met_254830.shtml
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Enterprise Mill could lose $7 million in bond financing

...deal by April 14, according to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The partners - Bryan Haltermann, Clayton...million in bond financing allocated through the Department of Community Affairs. Bond financing, which enables developers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/15/biz_205335.shtml
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Columbia ineligible for some state funds

...receive grants and loans from the state's Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Natural Resources and...director coordinated planning at the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. Counties and cities must file reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/12/met_206697.shtml
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