Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS

Overview Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program provides housing assistance and related support services to low-income persons disabled by HIV/AIDS as well as their families. The purpose of the program is to devise long-term housing strategies for people living with HIV/AIDS and […]

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Emergency Solutions Grant

Overview If you are in need of direct assistance, call 211 contact the Continuum of Care for your County from the link below: Continuums of Care Contacts   The Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG) was first enacted under Title V of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s appropriation act for the fiscal year […]

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Overview The Community Development Block Grant program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the State of Alabama has administered the program since 1982. The program is available to all non-entitlement communities (those not receiving direct funds from HUD) that meet applicable thresholds. All projects must meet one of […]

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Opportunity Zones Program

Overview The Opportunity Zones program is a new alternative economic development program established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to foster private-sector investments in low-income rural and urban areas. This is a new program with many moving parts. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs presents this brochure to […]

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Office of Minority Business Enterprise

Overview The Office of Minority Business Enterprise administers a certification program to identify small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses capable of providing goods and/or services to both government and private sectors. Certification provides these businesses with a stamp of approval affirming that they are a credible business entity. Certification is valid for two years. The office […]

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Community and Economic Development

Overview The Community and Economic Development Division houses some of the oldest and most popular programs in ADECA. These programs enhance the quality of life throughout the state by addressing a variety of needs in Alabama’s communities and their residents by providing assistance for infrastructure improvements, parks and playgrounds, economic development, workforce readiness, and homelessness […]

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