Construction Codes have become an important issue for Georgia's local governments, building professionals and citizens alike. The following is a general overview of Georgia's Construction Code Program, including enforcement, local amendments, current codes, and whom to call if you have questions...
Georgia's Industrialized Buildings Program was established in 1976 with the purpose of establishing building construction standards for factory built housing. In 1982, the program was expanded by the General Assembly to include, in addition to housing, all business and commercial buildings that...
DCA facilitates and convenes advisory groups for specific topics related to building and community development and leads the adoption of statewide standards. DCA also provides technical assistance to local communities by drafting model codes and resolutions, and by offering workshops on code and building-related topics.
In 2008 a presidential disaster declaration included 20 Georgia counties and 87 Georgia cities that were impacted by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. To assist these counties and cities with their ability to prepare for future hazards and to be morle disaster resilient by limiting the...
Effective July 1, 2018, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will begin using Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) to calculate rental assistance in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program.
What are FMRs?
HUD publishes Fair Market Rents (FMRs) annually...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council Meeting
Thursday, March 8, 2018
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Georgia State Capitol
206 Washington Street SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Mezzanine 2 CALL-IN INFORMATION
Phone Number: (515) 603-4905
Access Code: 1059335#
DCA provides services and programs that help local governments create quality communities. These include technical assistance, capacity development, best practice identification and implementation in areas such as local government planning, incorporating volunteerism, and downtown development, as well as wise resource...Read more