Next online state surplus property auction starts Nov. 3

November 1, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Laptops, office furniture, vehicles and even electric Zamboni floor sweepers are among the lots up for bid in the next online state surplus property auction starting this Thursday. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the auction via starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to improve access to healthy food

October 20, 2022

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $400,000 to help provide Alabamians with improved access to fresh and healthy foods. The 13 grants were awarded by the governor under the state’s Healthy Food Financing Program. The program offers assistance to help food providers, like food banks, with the resources needed to supply healthy foods […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to help create new jobs in Guin

September 28, 2022

MONTGOMERY— A $272,650 grant awarded to the city of Guin will help provide new jobs for Marion County and beyond. The Community Development Block Grant funds will be used to provide infrastructure to assist KJS Forest Products in its plan to open a sawmill in the city. KJS will employ 18 people at the mill […]

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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.

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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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