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Georgia Advancing Communities Together, Inc. (Georgia ACT) is a statewide membership organization of nonprofit housing and community development organizations.

Our mission is to build and support a statewide network of thriving member organizations and trained professionals engaged in housing and community development serving families with limited housing choices.

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Recent News

January 5, 2018

American Banker: Tax law likely to spur crisis in affordable housing

American Banker By Kate Berry January 03 2018 The tax reform law enacted late last year is already threatening to exacerbate the affordable housing crisis — […]
December 27, 2017

GBPI: Tackle Poverty’s Effects to Improve School Performance

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute released Tackle Poverty’s Effects to Improve School Performance – a must read. The article notes that “Georgia needs to do more […]
December 26, 2017

Press Release: Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning Approved for BeltLine Overlay District and Westside Neighborhoods

MANDATORY INCLUSIONARY ZONING APPROVED FOR BELTLINE OVERLAY DISTRICT AND WESTSIDE NEIGHBORHOODS Contact: William McFarland, Tel.: (40) 586-0740 Email: wmcfarland@georgiaact.org  Website: www.georgiaact.org Georgia ACT joins affordable housing […]
December 12, 2017

Georgia ACT Awarded Fifth Third Foundation Grant

Press Release Courtesy of The Fifth Third Foundation   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jewanna Gaither, VP, Regional Communications Manager 678.237.4379 Fifth Third Foundation Announces 2017 Strengthening […]
October 26, 2017
Women make up a majority of Georgia’s adult population and are breadwinners in more than half of the state’s households with children. Yet Georgia women working full time […]
October 18, 2017

HUD Certification Exam Boot Camp

Sponsored by Woodforest National Bank Georgia ACT is pleased to support the state’s housing counselors by sponsoring a boot camp in preparation for the HUD housing counseling […]