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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Homestead Exemption Increase to $25,000 & Low-Income Homestead Exemption New for 2023

On November 8, 2022, Athens-Clarke County residents voted to increase the current homestead exemption on property taxes from $10,000 to $25,000 and to create a new low-income base year assessed value homestead exemption. 

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Housing & Community Development
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Fair Housing 2023 Month Events

Housing & Community Development Department hosting two fair housing events in April

HCD will host two events for Fair Housing Month in April. These events include the following:

Community Event for Citizens, Landlords, & Property Managers - Apr. 6

Chad McCranie, Senior Staff Attorney for Georgia Legal Services Program, will discuss Ten...

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Housing & Community Development
Posted on: March 10, 2023

FY24 CDBG Funding Recommendations

HCD will present FY24 CDBG Annual Action Plan IV funding recommendations to the Mayor and Commission on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at City Hall. This Work Session begins at 6:00pm and will be livestreamed at The publi...

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Housing & Community Development