On February 19, Gov. Kemp announced that the State of Georgia has received more than $552 million in stimulus funds through the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
From Georgia Department of Community Affairs: If you’re a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 15 months of rental assistance and utility assistance, paid directly to landlords and service providers on behalf of tenants. Click here for more information
Landlord Information Session
Columbus Consolidated Government has partnered with the Georgia DCA to improve access to this funding. They are holding a Landlord Information Session Thursday, March 18 at 9:00 am and at 2:00 pm. To register, email Robert Scott and include your contact information and which time works best for you.
Alabama Housing Finance Authority (AHFA) will soon begin administering relief for renter households experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic through the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Alabama Program. They will begin accepting applications from landlords and tenants for ERA Alabama assistance on March 1. Read more
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its vaccine eligibility March 15, 2021, to include adults aged 55 and older, individuals with disabilities and certain medical conditions. Read more
This latest guidance comes as more than three million doses of vaccines have been administered within nursing homes, thanks in part to the CDC’s Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authorization for emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines.
This training focuses on trauma's effect on behavior, mental and physical health; includes skill building on how to recognize trauma,how to appropriately respond, and basic principles of trauma informed care. Read more
The Office Hours will focus on updates to Sage and how to ensure your report will not be rejected during review. HUD will also share information on commonly asked questions and answer questions from session participants. Read more
DRSI has identified a diverse group of grantees from across the country who will provide brief presentations on their experiences as well as insights across a variety of hot topic issues. A large portion of each session will be set aside for question and answer segments between grantees. Register today
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) program policies and procedures must set the expectation that improving housing stability and preventing homelessness are top programmatic priorities. Read more