$12.5 Million CHIP Grant Funding Available from Georgia DCA

Staff Report

Thursday, October 26th, 2023

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has $12.5 million in Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) grant funds available to local government, nonprofit and public housing authority applicants. The purpose of the funding is to provide rehabilitation and reconstruction of affordable single-family housing units, as well as new construction options for eligible home buyers. 

Eligible Applicants 

  • City and County Governments in Georgia- excluding HUD HOME Participating Jurisdictions  

  • Public Housing Authorities  

  • Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status  

  • Current CHIP grantees with less than 50% remaining balance in the current CHIP award  

Eligible activities and funding limits: 

  • $500,000 available for housing rehabilitation of owner-occupied single-family homes; and 

  • $1,500,000 available for new construction and reconstruction of affordable single-family homes for sale to income-eligible homebuyers 

The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the DCA website.