2023 HOME-ARP Application Instructions

HOME-ARP Application

DeKalb County HOME ARP Allocation Plan
DeKalb County is substantially amending its 2021 Annual Action Plan to HUD to include the HOME-ARP allocation of $7,800,770. The attached DeKalb County HOME-ARP Allocation Plan provides specifics on the use of allocated funds.

2022 DeKalb County HOME-ARP  Slide Presentation from Public Hearing

HOME-ARP-Allocation-Plan-DeKalb County_8-9-22_DRAFT.pdf

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Regarding HOME Investment Partnership Program – American Rescue Plan Program

HOME ARP Survey - Click link to complete survey. Save it and send completed form by email to Melvia Richards at mwrichards@dekalbcountyga.gov

HOME-ARP General Information

HOME-ARP funds must be used to primarily benefit individuals or families from the following qualifying populations HOME-ARP funds can be used for four eligible activities:

  • Production or Preservation of Affordable Housing
  • Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
  • Supportive Services, including services defined at 24 CFR 578.53(e), Homeless Prevention Services, and Housing Counseling
  • Purchase and Development of Non-Congregate Shelter. These structures can remain in use as non-congregate shelter or can be converted to: 1) emergency shelter under the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program; 2) permanent housing under the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program; or 3) affordable housing under the HOME Program.

HOME-ARP funds can be used for four eligible activities:

  • Homeless, as defined in section 103(a) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11302(a));
  • At-risk of homelessness, as defined in section 401(1) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11360(1));
  • Fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking, as defined by the Secretary;
  • In other populations where providing supportive services or assistance under section 212(a) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12742(a)) would prevent the family’s homelessness or would serve those with the greatest risk of housing instability;
  • Veterans and families that include a veteran family member that meet one of the preceding criteria.