State seeks feedback from Alabamians on broadband access

September 21, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Want to see further improvements in broadband access in Alabama? Here’s is a simple way Alabamians can help. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is requesting information about broadband internet access and speed from Alabama residents and businesses. Alabamians are encouraged to take the speed survey at to help the […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Moulton

September 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to improve services for residents in the city of Moulton. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the city to replace nearly 3,000 feet of sewer lines with larger lines and improve a pump station. The project will improve flow to the city’s wastewater treatment […]

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Next online state surplus property auction starts today

September 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and other items are among the lots up for bid in the next state surplus property auction starting today. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via starting at 7:30 a.m. today with bidding running until 6 p.m. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to improve sewer services in Tuskegee

August 27, 2021

MONTGOMERY —The city of Tuskegee has been awarded a $384,000 grant to improve a city service and help resolve a potential health hazard for residents, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The Appalachian Regional Commission grant will assist the city in its ongoing efforts to improve sewer service. The project will help prevent sewer overflows and backups […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to positively impacting Alabama communities through the agency’s grant programs and services that aim to spur community development and economic development.

Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians.

I am pleased to welcome you to our website, and I invite you to explore our Department’s various program areas and divisions. ADECA programs are as diverse as the people of Alabama and impact every corner of the state. We are here to serve, so please do not hesitate to contact us.


Fair Housing

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

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