State Issues

First Grant Recipients of the Rural Workforce Housing Initiative Announced

September 14, 2023

On September 8, Governor Brian Kemp announced the first grant recipients of the Rural Workforce Housing Initiative, which was originally introduced earlier this year.. This newly established program is a component of the OneGeorgia Authority and provides flexible funding for developing housing and related infrastructure in rural parts of the state. The first round of  grants total $8.37 million in infrastructure development. The award recipients have also demonstrated strong collaboration with real estate developers.

According to Kemp, "These grants are the first step in meeting the needs of communities experiencing incredible growth as we continue to see new opportunities come to all corners of the state.” 

Use this link to learn more about these grants and the Rural Workforce Housing Initiative.

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