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Portfolio Management Compliance Monitoring

Program Description

The Compliance Section of the Office of Portfolio Management is responsible for assuring the initial and continued compliance with the rules and regulations of the LIHTC, HOME, and FDIC programs administered by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. This entails visits to projects funded with LIHTC and HOME funds to review resident files and complete physical inspections of the property and the units. As the monitoring Agency for HUD on the HOME Program and for the IRS on the Tax Credit Program DCA reports directly to these agencies regarding issues of non-compliance.


Compliance Resources

Income Limits

Tax Credit Income Limits
HOME Income Limits
FDIC Income Limits


Rent & Utility Allowances

HOME Rent Limits
Utility Allowances
FDIC Rent Limits
Rent Restriction Change Guidance


Compliance Monitoring Resources

Manuals, Guides, Resources
DCA UA Methodology
Accessibility Dispute Policy
UPCS Owner Certification Policy
UPCS Owner Self Certification Form

HOME Program Income Verification Memo

Policy and Procedure for Self-Certification for UPCS Level 1 & Level 0 Findings


DCA Forms

Mandatory Forms
Suggested Forms


Other Forms

Federal and FDIC Compliance Reports and Forms
Project Concept Amendment Request - Submission Instructions and Form


Reporting Forms

HOME Rent Review & Approval

HOME Rent Approval Form (MS Excel)


Electronic Notifications and Reporting

Notice of Casualty Loss
Management Change & Mitas Reassignment
Notification of Ending Recertification
Notice of Ending Recertification Signature Page (MS Word) – revised 5/1/16


Annual Owners Certification

2016 AOC Submissions
FAQ for DCA Annual Owner Certification (pdf)
AOC Signature Page (xlsx)
AOC CHDO Certification form


Other Reporting Forms

Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (pdf)
Placed in Service Notification (MS Excel) – revised 2/5/16


Related Links

Add me to the Compliance email list
News, Notices, Events and MITAS
Compliance FAQ (pdf) - 1/6/2012
UPCS Mandatory Inspection Forms
Accessibility Standards
Housing Authorities in the State of Georgia
Multifamily Housing Finance & Development Programs
Multifamily Housing Finance & Development Program Documents


Contact Information

Email the Housing Finance and Development Division.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-2231