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USDA grants mean lower energy bills for some GA households

A Georgia group is using some U.S. Department of Agriculture Housing Preservation Grant funding to help people stay in and better afford their homes, while also saving energy. It’s one of more than 200 projects transforming rural housing, infrastructure and economic conditions with federal funds.

Nonprofits, Governments Team Up to Help People Keep a Roof Overhead Amid Georgia Housing Crisis

In Atlanta’s housing market where exorbitant home prices and high rents are excluding even many middle-class families, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and other local luminaries earlier this month stood outside a house built in 1949 that could help buck the trend by providing a safe and affordable place to live.