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Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH)

Program Description

The Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (“Initiative” or “GICH”) offers communities a three-year program of collaboration and technical assistance related to housing and community development. The objective of the Initiative is to help communities create and launch a locally based plan to meet their housing needs.

Helping Your Community Meet Its Housing Needs Report (PDF)

GICH Annual Report (PDF)

For more information on the GICH program, click on the link below:


Contact Information

Malisa Thompson
Housing Outreach Coordinator
Office of Bond Finance and Housing Initiatives
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