ADECA Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Division Needs Your Input for the 2024-2027 Highway Safety Plan

May 4, 2023

The Highway Traffic Safety Unit of ADECA’s Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Division is seeking your feedback to help enhance our traffic safety efforts. The Highway Traffic Safety Unit of ADECA administers grant funding focused on behavioral programs to reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities. Survey results will be reviewed by the Highway Traffic Safety Unit […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist victims in 7 east and central Alabama counties

May 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded five grants totaling $268,770 to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in seven counties in central and east Alabama. The grants will fund specialized units in Autauga, Calhoun, Chilton, Cleburne, Elmore, Etowah and Talladega counties. “Domestic violence and sexual assault are detestable crimes that inflict both […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Russellville sewage plant

May 2, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $350,000 grant to enable the Russellville Water and Sewer Board to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant and triple its capacity. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will assist the board in increasing sewage capacity an additional 7.5 million gallons a day at the Radford “Joe” Murray Wastewater […]

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Gov. Ivey announces nearly $1.8 million to improve Alabama parks

April 28, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has announced grants totaling nearly $1.8 million to improve outdoor recreational facilities in nine Alabama communities. The awards, made through the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, support projects to build splash pads, playgrounds, ballfields, trails and to upgrade existing outdoor amenities. Additional LWCF awards are expected to be announced later. […]

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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.

2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice | Spanish

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