Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH) helps communities improve their quality of life and economic vitality through the development of locally-based housing and revitalization strategies. This is achieved through technical assistance, collaboration, and facilitation. Examples of initiatives that have been undertaken by communities as a result of their participation in GICH include targeting a distressed neighborhood for revitalization, developing multi-family tax credit apartments, and obtaining CDBG and CHIP grants for housing counseling, down payment assistance and sewer/water infrastructure improvements. For more information, contact City Manager, Adele Schirmer firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in participating in a Stakeholders Group to work on City Housing and Neighborhood issues, please let us know by the end of June.
For more information on the GICH initiative: http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fhce/gich