Open house to be held for Tallapoosa basin federal flood maps

January 23, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Property owners in parts of seven counties in central and east Alabama may be impacted by a proposed updating of federal flood insurance rate maps. A come-and-go open house this Thursday, Jan. 26 at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee will assist landowners in the Lower Tallapoosa Watershed area in determining if their property and […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $2.5 million grant to create jobs in Baldwin County

January 19, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $2.5 million grant to help a world leader in aluminum manufacturing and recycling build a plant in south Alabama and create 800 new jobs. Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to provide infrastructure required for Novelis Inc. to invest in a $2.4 billion facility in […]

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Governor awards grants to assist child abuse victims in 10 counties

January 3, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $769,578 to help provide services to child victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault in 10 central and east Alabama counties. The grants will help five nonprofit organizations provide services including advocacy and accompaniment, emotional support and safety services, court assistance and assistance in filing compensation […]

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Governor awards $745,342 to help west Alabama child abuse victims

December 29, 2022

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $745,342 to assist in providing services to child victims of abuse, neglect and sexual assault. The grants will help six nonprofit organizations assist young victims in 19 counties. The organizations provide services including mental health assistance, advocacy and assisting in filing victims’ compensation claims. “Young victims […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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Fair Housing

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

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