Muscogee County has five locations to participate in early voting. If you have questions or concerns, contact City Services at 311 or the Elections Office at 706-653-4392. Read more

Phenix City/Russell County does not have early voting, however, Alabama is allowing voters to complete their absentee ballot in person. Visit the Circuit Clerks Office now until November 2nd at noon. Click here  for voter information or call 334-298-7979.

Be informed and view the sample ballot ahead of time online:

The Urban League in collaboration with local churches and other civic organizations have organized "Roll to the Polls" for citizens without transportation to a voting site. Read more

For a free ride to vote early or on election day, call 706-322-6840

Saturday, October 24 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Two Locations:
  • Shirley B. Winston Park
  • The Citizens Service Center

Get Out to Vote, Get a Hotdog and a Coke!

Friday, October 23rd & Saturday, October 24th

Adults 19 & Older. No cost for vaccines during these clinics. Read more

Saturday, October 24 | 2:00pm
William Henry Spencer High School

Saturday, October 24 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Columbus Civic Center Parking Lot

Call 706-225-4482 for more information
Safe Kids

Safe Kids Columbus will be at the Spooktacular Trunk or Treat event giving away FREE Bike Helmets while sizes and supplies last. Remember the child must be present to receive a helmet.

2-1-1 has the most current information. Get connected to find help today.

  • Dial 2-1-1
  • Text your zip code to 898-211
  • Visit our website

With the flu season beginning and the unfortunate prospect that the flu and COVID-19 viruses will circulate at the same time, getting a flu vaccine can help protect many people from the flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients.


Since the previous waivers are expired. All grantees should request new waivers to ensure there is no gap in waiver coverage. The waivers are listed below with specific details outlined in the CPD Memo. Read more

  1. Third Party Documentation of Income (Order of Preference Distinction) **New
  2. Housing Quality Standards – Initial Inspection of Unit **Extension +
  3. Suitable Dwelling Size and Housing Quality Standards (both CoC and YHDP) **New
  4. CoC Program Only: Coordinated Entry –Annual Ongoing Planning and Stakeholder Consultation **New
  5. Homeless Definition – Temporary Stays in Institutions of 90 days or Less **New
  6. Assistance Available at Time of Renewal **Extension
  7. Permanent Housing- Rapid Rehousing Monthly Case Management **Extension
  8. Fair Market Rent for Individual Units and Leasing Costs **Extension
  9. Disability Documentation for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) **Extension +

Updates, activities, and new resources.


Tuesday, October 27 | 3:00 PM

Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program grantees to provide an overview on how to set up activities, fund subrecipients, create vouchers, as well as review ESG Financial reports for ESG-CV funds in the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS). Read more

Thursday, October 29 | 2:30 PM

This webinar is focused on the urgent and critical task of addressing unsheltered homelessness in communities. The influx of stimulus funding to communities presents an opportunity to target resources to address the needs of this very vulnerable population. Read more

Wednesday, November 4 | 2:00 PM

This session will provide an overview of the guidance document HUD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published on October 14, 2020. Read more


As a reminder, in an effort to reduce the overall reporting burden on communities, HUD is combining the Longitudinal Systems Analysis (LSA) data collection process for 2019 with the 2020 LSA data collection process. Read more

Recently published resources from HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) and its national, state, and local partners.


Tuesday, November 3, 2020 | 3:00 pm EST

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