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  1. 2009 CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Department of Housing & Urban Development Atlanta Regional Office September 16, 2009

  2. 10:00 Welcome and Overview Patricia A. Hoban-Moore, Deputy • Overview 2010 HUD Budget Regional Director • Inter-Agency Agreements • Facilitator/Introductions Thomacina Brown, Supervisory Operations Officer • 10:15 Presentations • 10:15 Public Housing Ada H. Holloway, Director • Overview and ARRA Funding • Public Housing Grant Program • Housing Choice Voucher Funding • 10:30 Single Family Housing N. Daniel Rogers III, Director • Overview • Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives • Housing Counseling Agencies • 10:50 Community Planning and Development Hak-Keun Chang, Program Manager • NOFAs • Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) & ARRA Funding • Current Issues and Homeless Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing Program • 11:05 Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity James N. Sutton, Director • FHIP/FHAP Agencies in Georgia • NOFAs • Section 3 Initiative • Significant Georgia Cases • 11:20 Westchester County, NY Fair Housing Case Sherri Smith, Office of Counsel • 11:30 Multifamily Housing Sue Barron, Director, Project Mgmt. • NOFAs • ARRA Funding • Green Retrofit Program and Other Initiatives • 11:45 Regional Inspector General’s Office Michael Powell, Special Agent in Charge • James McKay, RIG for Audit • Oversight & Monitoring of ARRA Funds • and Fraud Prevention • 12:00 HUD Web Resources • 12:00-12:15 Q&A / Issues discussion Adjourn 2009 CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFINGSeptember 16, 200910:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

  3. CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFINGWELCOME Atlanta Regional Office visit: www.hud.gov/georgia OR call: 404-331-5136

  4. CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING • Public & Indian Housing • Single Family Housing • Community Planning & Development • Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity • Atlanta Multifamily HUB • Regional Office of Inspector General Atlanta Regional Office visit: www.hud.gov/georgia

  5. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 Established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Georgia: 185 Housing Authorities • Atlanta Field Office performs monitoring & oversight • 50,000 Public Housing Units/52,000 HCV • 75% of PHAs have less than 250 housing units • Atlanta Housing Authority is the largest with 8,000 Public Housing Units & 15,000 HCV. • Georgia DCA largest HCV agency with 16,000 vouchers. • Funding provided annually To view Georgia’s Housing Authorities visit: www.hud.gov/offices/pih/pha/contacts/index.cfm

  6. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 • Operating Fund – Provides annual funding to PHAs to fund the difference between  rental income collected and actual cost of operating the PHA. Funds PHA salaries, resident services, utilities, insurance, maintenance, etc. • Capital Fund – Funding for PHA capital improvements. Funds can be used to renovate/modernize PHA housing stock and for development. • Total Operating Subsidy Received for 2009 = $166 Million • Total Capital Funds Received 2009 = $87 Million • Total Operating Subsidy Received for 2009= $166 Million • Total Capital Funds Received 2009= $87 Million To view Georgia’s Housing Authorities visit: www.hud.gov/offices/pih/pha/contacts/index.cfm

  7. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 ARRA Capital Fund Program $4 Billion Nationwide – New Public Housing Capital Fund Grants $3 Billion – Formula Grant $1 Billion – Competitive Allocation Georgia - $112,675,806 PHCF Atlanta PHA - $26,579,168 Received by 185 PHAs To view Housing Authority Allocations visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/CAPITAL_STIMULUS

  8. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 ARRA Capital Fund Grants Requirements • Funding obligation effective date: March 17, 2009. • PHAs must obligate 100% of the funds within one year of the date funds became available - March 17, 2010. • Expend at least 60% of funds within two years of the date funds became available – March 17, 2011. • 100% must be expended within 3 years – March 17, 2012. For Subsidized Housing visit:www.hud.gov/apps/section8/index.cfm

  9. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 ARRA Capital Fund Grants Requirements: • ARRA funds must be used for capital improvement activities: • Deferred Maintenance • Rehabilitation • Correction of environmental issues • Demolition/relocation • Cannot be used for operations or rental assistance. • Administrative costs limited to 10% of the total grant. To view Housing Authority Allocations visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/CAPITAL_STIMULUS

  10. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 Public Housing Grant Programs 2004 - 2008 funding for all grant programs in Georgia = $8.5 Million • Residential Opportunity & Self Sufficiency Program (ROSS) • Provide grants to PHAs for resident supportive services • Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS) • Employment and savings program for HCV and PH residents • Neighborhood Networks • Computer Learning Centers at PHAs (10 in GA) To view Housing Authority Allocations visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/CAPITAL_STIMULUS

  11. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Funding $295 Million – Total 2009 Georgia HCV Funding • HUD provides annual Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) to PHAs based on appropriations • PHA makes HAP payments to landlords on behalf of residents (resident payment based on income) • PHAs receive funds for administrative expenses based on monthly voucher leasing To view Housing Authority Allocations visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/CAPITAL_STIMULUS

  12. Public & Indian HousingCustomer Service 1-800-955-2232 Housing Choice Voucher Funding • PHA Funding Shortfalls • Portability payment issues (PHAs not receiving payments timely) • Incorrect reporting by PHAs in HUD’s Voucher Management System (VMS) • Unexpected rising HAP costs. • HUD is working with PHAs to cover HAP expenses for 2009 To view Housing Authority Allocations visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/CAPITAL_STIMULUS

  13. CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING • Public & Indian Housing • Single Family Housing • Community Planning & Development • Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity • Multifamily Housing • Regional Office of Inspector General For Single Family Housing visit: www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hsgsingle.cfm

  14. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure visit: www.hud.gov/foreclosure/index.cfm

  15. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 JURISDICTION Alabama Florida Georgia Kentucky IllinoisMississippi Indiana North Carolina South Carolina Tennessee Caribbean Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure visit: www.hud.gov/foreclosure/index.cfm

  16. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Operations and Customer Service Provides administrative support, quality control oversight and management consulting internally to the HOC staff and provides assistance to the public and the housing industry related to HUD’s Single Family FHA programs. For a HUD Approved Counselor visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

  17. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Program Support Division Program Support promotes the Department's mission of providing affordable housing opportunities through Single Family FHA programs for Nonprofit Organizations and Housing Counseling activities For a HUD Approved Counselor visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

  18. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Housing Counseling Agencies • FY 2008 Atlanta HOC awarded $5,026,194 • $1,362,250 awarded to 20 Housing Counseling Agencies in the State of Georgia • Housing Counseling Grants for FY 2009 should be announced in early October 2009 For a HUD Approved Counselor visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

  19. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Processing and Underwriting Processing and Underwriting is responsible for insurance endorsement of FHA loans and monitoring lenders (through post endorsement and pre-closing technical reviews) and appraisers (through desk and field reviews of appraisals) for compliance with FHA underwriting, insurance endorsement, and appraisal guidelines and regulations. For a Hope Now visit : www.hopenow.com

  20. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Quality Assurance Quality Assurance is responsible for evaluating and monitoring lenders to ensure that HUD/FHA approved lenders are originating quality loans and servicing FHA-insured loans in compliance with the Department's requirements. For a Hope Now visit : www.hopenow.com

  21. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Real Estate Owned Real Estate Owned is responsible for oversight of the sale of Single Family FHA foreclosed properties for an 11 state area. REO focuses on selling to owner occupants and nonprofits with the ultimate goal of minimizing the cost to the FHA Fund. For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  22. Making Home Affordable Program FHA’s Home Affordable Modification Loss Mitigation Option (FHA- HAMP) For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  23. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 FHA’s Home Affordable Modification Loss Mitigation Option The new FHA-HAMP authority will allow the use of a partial claim up to 30 percent of the unpaid principal balance as of the date of default combined with a loan modification. The objective of FHA-HAMP is to assist FHA mortgagors who are in default to modify their mortgage to an affordable payment For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  24. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Debt To Income Ratios Front-End Ratio – The total first mortgage payment (PITI) divided by the mortgagor’s gross monthly income, shall be 31%. Back-End Ratio – The total first mortgage payment plus all recurring monthly debt divided by the mortgagor’s gross monthly income, shall not exceed 55%. For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  25. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Requirements To Use FHA-HAMP: Mortgagees must evaluate the defaulted mortgage for Loss Mitigation actions in the following priority order: • Existing FHA Home Retention Loss Mitigation Options 2. FHA-HAMP For HUD Homes for sale visit : www.homesales.gov

  26. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Mortgagee Incentives • Loan must be in default (>= 30 days past due) • 2 types of Incentive Payments: • Upon completion Mortgagee receives: • FHA-HAMP - $1,250 ($500 Partial Claim + $750 Loan Mod) • FHA-HAMP - Mortgagees may also claim up to $250 for reimbursement for a title search and/or recording fees on the Loan Modification. For HUD Homes for sale visit : www.homesales.gov

  27. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Monitoring FHA will monitor Mortgagees for compliance. FHA will take administrative action, including sanctions and penalties, against all parties for non-compliance. For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  28. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 FHA Loss Mitigation • Prevents foreclosure • Maximizes homeownership retention • Preserves the FHA insurance funds • Delegates decision making to lenders • Combination of incentives and aggressive monitoring ensure compliance Guide to Avoiding Foreclosure visit: www.hud.gov/foreclosure/index.cfm

  29. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Home Retention Options • Special Forbearance • No limit on term of repayment plan • Reduced or suspended payments • Loan Modification • Permanent change to rate, principal or amortization For a HUD Approved Counselor visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

  30. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Disposition Options • Pre-foreclosure Sale • Private sale of the property for less than full debt. • Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure • Voluntary giving of the property to the lender in exchange for a full release from the debt. For a HUD Approved Counselor visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

  31. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 HUD Approved Counseling Agency • Call 1-800-569-4287 • No charge for loss mitigation, foreclosure prevention or default counseling. For a HUD Approved Counselor visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

  32. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Hope For Homeowners • Program began October 1, 2008 • Authorized under the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) • Voluntary for lenders, investors, loan servicers and borrowers • 400,000 vs. 125 borrowers • Plan to improve program: • Permit borrowers with higher debt loads to qualify. • Incentives to servicers. • Pursuing legislation so that FHA can reduce its fees. • Increase new loan maximum from 90% of current value to 95% of current value. For a Hope Now visit : www.hopenow.com

  33. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 • Signed into law February 17, 2009 • It is estimated that the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan will help 7 to 9 million families restructure or refinance their mortgages to avoid foreclosure. For a Hope Now visit : www.hopenow.com

  34. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Making Home Affordable Program • Treasury will spend up to $75 billion to make mortgage payments affordable and sustainable for those at risk of foreclosure. • Program guidance issued March 4th. • Interactive self-assessment tools, calculators and more. • Estimated to reach 3 to 4 million at risk homeowners. • Focus on homeowners who are at risk due to some form of hardship. • No fee for modifications under program. • Program ends December 31, 2012. For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  35. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Making Home Affordable Program -Eligibility • Current mortgage obtained prior to January 1, 2009. • Maximum mortgage of $729,750. • Both those whose payments are current and those who have fallen behind may apply. • Must be able to prove hardship. • Current payments must be more than 31% of gross income, before taxes. • Payments include principal, interest, taxes, insurance and homeowners association or condominium fees. • Do not have sufficient cash or ready available assets to meet current payments. For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  36. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Making Home Affordable Program –Eligibility • Home must be owner occupied. • Property can have 1 to 4 units, as long as the owner lives there. • Condos, coop apartments and manufactured homes attached to a foundation are eligible. • House cannot be vacant or condemned. • Does not apply to second homes. • Those with “back end” debt (which includes not only housing debt, but other debt including car loans and credit card debt) equal to 55% or more of their income will be required to enter a HUD-approved counseling program as a condition for modification. For a Making Home Affordable visit : www.makinghomeaffordable.gov

  37. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 If Eligible, Then… • Before contacting your lender, gather together all of the necessary information. • Proof of monthly gross income before taxes • Most recent income tax return. • Information on your assets. • Information on any second mortgage or other liens on your home. • Account balances and monthly payments due on all of your credit cards. • Account balances and monthly payments on all of your other debt, such student loans, car loans, etc. For HUD Homes for sale visit : www.homesales.gov

  38. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 How Does It Work? • First, lender reduces the monthly mortgage payment to the point where it is no more than 38% of the borrower’s income. • Second, Treasury will match further reductions in monthly payments dollar-for-dollar, from 38% down to a 31% debt-to-income ratio for the borrower. • To reach the target affordability rate of 31%, interest rates will first be reduced down to as low as 2%. • If at that rate the debt to income ratio is still over 31%, lenders will then extend the term up to 40 years. • Finally, lenders will forbear principal at 0% interest, until payment is reduced to the 31% target. For HUD Homes for sale visit : www.homesales.gov

  39. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 How Does It Work? • To ensure long term affordability, the modified payment will be kept in place for 5 years and the loan rate will be capped for the life of the loan. • After 5 years, the interest rate can be gradually stepped-up by 1% per year to the conforming loan survey rate in place at the time of the modification. Net Present Value Test • Servicers will apply a “net present value” test to determine whether a loan modification is in the financial interests of the lender or investor who owns the loan. • If it is not, you may not qualify for a loan modification. For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  40. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Incentives to Servicers • Servicers will receive an up-front fee of $1,000 for each eligible modification. • Servicers will also receive “pay for success” fees – awarded monthly as long as the borrower stays current on the loan – of up to $1,000 each year for 3 years. Incentives to Lenders • To help keep lenders focused on reaching borrowers who are trying their best to stay current on their mortgages, • Incentive payment of $500 paid to servicers, and an incentive payment of $1,500 to mortgage holders, if they modify at-risk loans before the borrower falls behind. For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  41. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Incentives to Borrowers • Monthly balance reduction payment that goes straight towards reducing the principal balance of the mortgage loan. • As long as borrower stays current, they can get up to $1,000 per year each year for 5 years. For HUD homes (PEMCO) call : 1-800-881-9260

  42. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) • Borrowers who are current on their mortgage but have been unable to refinance because their house has decreased in value may now have the opportunity to refinance. • Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac will allow the refinance of loans that they hold in their portfolio or that they guarantee in their own mortgage-backed securities. • To find out if your loan is owned or securitized by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac and if you are eligible for this refinance, go to: • www.makinghomeaffordable.gov • Or call 1-800-7FANNIE • Or call 1-800-FREDDIE For HUD homes (PEMCO) call : 1-800-881-9260

  43. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) • You must have a Fannie Mae or a Freddie Mac loan. • You must be current on your payments. • House must be your primary residence. • Must be able to prove that you can afford to make the payments. • Program ends June 2010. • Maximum mortgage amount is 105% of the current estimated value of the property. • Maximum loan is $729,750. • Note: This is not free. There will be fees and costs associated with the refinance. For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  44. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) • Before contacting your lender, gather together all of the necessary information. • Proof of monthly gross income before taxes. • Most recent income tax return. • Information on your assets. • Information on any second mortgage or other liens on your home. • Account balances and monthly payments due on all of your credit cards and other debt. For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  45. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 Taylor, Bean, & Whitaker Accounts For FHA: Bank of America – Home Loans Servicing, LP Payment Processing: P.O. Box 10334, Van Nuys, CA 91410-0334 Phone: 1-800-669-6607 www.bankofamerica.com For Conventional: Central Loan Administration & Reporting (CENLAR) 425 Phillips Blvd., Trenton, NJ 08628 Phone: 1-609-883-3900Toll Free: 1-800-223-6527 http://www.cenlar.com For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  46. SINGLE FAMILY HOUSINGFHA Resource Center: 1-800-CALL- FHANat’l Service Center Hotline: 1-888-297-8685 HOPE NOW Goals: Create a single point of contact for foreclosure assistance: 1-888-995-HOPE Reach “no-contact” borrowers through targeted mailings and a national ad campaign Streamline workout process via a common technology platform: www.hopenow.com For UFMIP Refunds visit : www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm

  47. CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING • Public & Indian Housing • Single Family Housing • Community Planning & Development • Office of Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity • Multifamily Housing • Regional Office of Inspector General For CDBG information visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/COMMUNITY

  48. COMMUNITY PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT404-331-5139 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 $1 Billion – New Nationwide CDBG-R Formula Funding $21.9 Million – Total New CDBG-R Funds in Georgia New CDBG-R Funding: $11.1 Million – Entitlement Communities $10.8 Million – State of Georgia (Non-entitlement CDBG Allocation) For CDBG information visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/COMMUNITY

  49. COMMUNITY PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT404-331-5139 Community Development Block Grant Program Enables local governments to undertake a wide range of activities intended to: • Create quality living environments • Provide decent affordable housing • Create economic opportunities primarily for persons of low and moderate income. Under ARRA, recipients shall give priority to projects that can award contracts based on bids within 120 days of the grant agreement. For CDBG information visit: http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/RECOVERY/programs/COMMUNITY

  50. COMMUNITY PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT404-331-5139 Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) Fund Total Georgia Allocation - $33,624,789 • $14,540,363 – 11 Georgia Entitlement Communities • City of Atlanta (largest) - $3,441,091 • $19,084,426 – State of Georgia DCA Program Description: • Financial Assistance/Services to prevent homelessness • Help homeless be quickly re-housed and stabilized • Short & medium term rental assistance/housing relocation services