Community Development

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

268 Lawrence Street                                            Contact Information:
Suite 200                                                              Daphne Bradwell, Manager
Marietta, GA 30060                                              770-794-5437

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Community Development Division Office is located east of City Hall on Lawrence Street at the corner of Alexander Street- across from the U.S. Post Office.

The City of Marietta receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development (HUD) annually. The Community Development Division administers the funds in projects that assist City residents to obtain homeownership and maintain their existing homes.

CDBG funds support Housing Rehabilitation opportunities to Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI) Marietta homeowners;

  • Minor home repair grant

Minor home repair grant (MHR-Grant): Up to $5,000 one-time grant per eligible City of Marietta owner-occupied household. Limited to households with income at or below the current 50% Income Limit for Cobb County.

Addresses deficiencies that pose an immediate threat and/or of a dangerous nature such as roof leaks, furnace systems, water heaters, HVAC systems and plumbing leaks.

  • Short-Term Deferred Payment Loan

Deferred Payment Loan (DPL): Costs in excess of $5,000 to correct code and incipient deficiencies in the home. This loan must be secured by a deed to secure debt and a promissory note.

CDBG funds support First-Time Homebuyers efforts to acquire homes in the City of Marietta

  • Provides financial assistance to families seeking to become a new Marietta resident homeowner.

  • Eligible families may be provided Down Payment Assistance (DPA); Closing Costs; or Rehabilitation after Acquisition.

  • Assistance is determined based upon individual family needs.

FUND ALLOCATIONS AND PROJECTS

Source of Funds

Grant Award

Use of Funds

Allocation

CDBG

$519,893.00

Admin & Planning

Activity Service Delivery

Housing Rehabilitation

Acquisition/Rehabilitation

ELD-Emergency Grant

Down Payment Assistance

Public Services

$103,978.60

$69,225.00

$75,000.00

$53,705.45

$40,000.00

$100,000.00

$77,983.95

Program Income

00.00

00.00

Homeowner Rehab Loan Payments

Homeowner Rehabilitation

Home Buyer Rehab Loan Payments

Acquisition and Rehabilitation Purchase

 

 

 

Total Funds

$519,893.00

$519,893.00

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ELIGIBLE FAMILIES TOTAL HOUSEHOLD ANNUAL INCOME MUST NOT EXCEED THE FEDERAL INCOME LIMITS IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF QUALIFICATION

  • CDBG MAXIMUM HOUSEHOLD INCOME LIMITS [COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA]
  • FY2018 Income Limits
  • Effective: April 10, 2018
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Family/Household Size

Extremely Low 30%

Very Low Income 50%

Low Income 80%

1

$15,750

$26,200

$41,900

2

$18,000

$29,950

$47,900

3

$20,780

$33,700

$53,900

4

$25,100

$37,400

$59,850

5

$29,420

$40,400

$64,650

6

$33,740

$43,400

$69,450

7

$38,060

$46,400

$74,250

8

$42,380

$49,050

$79,050

Ea. Additional Member

Extremely Low 30%

+ $2,850

+$4,550

  • *Source: U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development [HUD]   Extremely Low Income = 30% of Median Household Income
  • Very Low Income = 50% of Median Household Income                      Low Income = 50% - 80% of Median
  • Household I

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENT

The City of Marietta Community Development Division will present a series of informational workshops for potential homebuyers and homeowners interested in learning about our Housing Assistance Programs. Dates and times will be announced monthly.