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$965k in Housing Credits Awarded for Statesboro Affordable Housing

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) recently announced that it will award $27,980,800 in 9% Housing Tax Credits to construct or preserve twenty-eight (28) affordable rental housing developments. Once complete, the properties will provide below-market rents to families, seniors, and persons requiring supportive housing.

The twenty-eight (28) awardees were among sixty-one (61) applications. The awards are equitably distributed across Georgia. The awards include nine (9) new construction rural developments, seven (7) new construction Atlanta Metropolitan developments, eight (8) new construction other metropolitan developments, and four (4) developments preserving existing housing. The selected developments will target varied household tenancies – Family, Housing for Older Persons (HFOP), and Elderly – and include supportive housing for persons with disabilities and housing integrated with supportive services for survivors of domestic sex trafficking.

The nearly $28 million in Housing Tax Credit awards will generate approximately $360 million in private equity contributions. The equity, in turn, will fund the construction or rehabilitation of 1,688 units affordable to low- and moderate-income Georgians earning up to 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). In addition to the tax-credit-funded units, 89 market-rate units will be constructed or rehabilitated to produce mixed-income developments.

“Collectively, these developments will provide housing that is safe and affordable for thousands of Georgians,” said DCA Commissioner Christopher Nunn.  “The public-private partnerships made possible through this program are instrumental in the effort to address housing affordability for Georgia families, our workforce, and our seniors.”

The Housing Tax Credit program is the Nation’s and Georgia’s primary financing tool for newly constructed or rehabilitated affordable housing. The program represents a truly public-private partnership between the IRS, Georgia, developers, lenders, and equity providers. Georgia awards 9% Housing Tax Credits on an annual competitive basis; the applications applied under the 2022 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP).

2022 9% Housing Tax Credit Awards:

Preservation/Rehabilitation
Heritage Place, Savannah$1,035,000Family
Creekstone, Dallas$970,000Family
Fair Oaks Lane, Rincon$413,164Family
Covington Square, Covington$1,035,000Elderly/Senior 
New Construction – Rural
Spring Ridge, Colquitt$910,000Family
Juniper Village, Varnell$935,000Family
Dogwood Trace, Nashville$959,000Family
Magnolia Villas, Tifton$1,035,000HFOP
Carmichael Commons, Madison$1,035,000Family
Forest at Kenton, Hamilton$974,279Family
Cove at Inverness, Zebulon$850,237Family
Carrington Town Center, Richmond Hill$914,000HFOP
Bryant’s Landing, Statesboro$965,000HFOP 
New Construction – Atlanta Metro
Walton Crossing Phase I, Norcross$1,150,000Family
Village at Legacy I, Decatur$1,150,000Family
Oasis Apartments, Norcross$1,150,000HFOP
Anthem Senior III, South Fulton$1,034,045HFOP
Abbington at Midway, Decatur$1,150,000HFOP
Clairmont Senior, Chamblee$785,000HFOP
Gibson Park, College Park$830,000Family 
New Construction – Other Metro
Harvest Station, Valdosta$1,076,400Family
Tanner Place, Canton$1,065,000Family
Kelleytown Senior, McDonough$1,121,431HFOP
Flats at Lake View, Warner Robins$1,100,000Family
Pointe River, Albany$1,149,909Family
Garden City Senior, Augusta$1,002,500HFOP
11th Ave Senior, Columbus$1,116,554HFOP
West Pointe Senior, Albany$1,069,661HFOP

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