The Athens-Clarke County Housing & Community Development Department (HCD) hosted a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Workshop on Thursday January 25, 2018. HCD staff reviewed the definition of a CHDO, the role, responsibilities, and requirements of a CHDO, and the benefits of being a CHDO. For additional information, please view HCD's CHDO PowerPoint Presentation and the National Community Development Association's (NCDA) CHDO PowerPoint Presentation (both available below), or contact Marqueta Swain or Melinda Lord at (706)613-3155.
The Athens-Clarke County Housing & Community Development Department (HCD) successfully closed on two Revolving Loans this month. The purpose of the County Revolving Loan Fund program is to create job opportunities for low-to moderate-income individuals and to assist entrepreneurs in creating viable, successful businesses. Congratulations Karen Horton and Cshanyse Allen!