Gov. Ivey awards nearly $2 million for trail projects in Alabama

October 19, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Alabamians will soon have new opportunities to enjoy the state’s great outdoors thanks to nearly $2 million awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey for recreational trail improvements. The funds will help build, restore or improve trails at seven locations in Alabama. “Trails are the ideal invitation to get people outdoors to enjoy the fresh […]

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Public state surplus property online auction begins Saturday

October 18, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Laptops, office furniture, vehicles, boats and even some vending machines are among the lots up for bid in the next online state surplus property auction starting this Saturday, Oct. 21. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the online auction via from 7:30 a.m. […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to repair drainage in Tuskegee

October 18, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $764,320 grant to assist the city of Tuskegee in correcting numerous drainage issues throughout the city. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to help the city make drainage repairs at 10 locations. Many of the stormwater drainage problems occurred in 2016 when heavy rains […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help Mobile shelter victims remain safe

October 6, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $35,110 grant to help ensure that victims of domestic and related violence in southwest Alabama are not subject to illness while receiving care. Funds to Penelope House Inc. in Mobile will be used to prevent the spread of infectious illnesses, including COVID-19, among victims who require shelter […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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Alabama’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice – March 2020 Final Version is available.

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