Assistance Programs

Georgia Mortgage Assistance Program

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs offers an assistance program for home owners in need.  If you are a homeowner and have experience hardship due to the coronovirus pandemic that resulted in mortgage delinquency or created a risk of imminent foreclosure, they may be able to help. To see if you quality, visit this link to the Georgia Mortgage Assistance Program

HUD Resources

Link to HUD Website

Federal Housing Assistance

USDA Programs

Rental Housing

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs provides a dynamic search options allow you to find affordable, accessible and market-rate housing that will fit your needs. For help searching and listing, please call 1-877-428-8844 (toll free) Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Dial 7-1-1 for TTY. 

Dial 2-1-1 if you are in a housing crisis.

Georgia Housing Search Website

Weatherization Grant

The City of Douglas has grant funding to assist qualified senior city residents with  limited weatherization improvements to their home. For complete eligibility guidelines, repayment information, and other information regarding the Weatherization Grant Program, please contact the Community Development Department Office at (912)383-0277 or email

Weatherization Grant Information

Weatherization Grant Information (Spanish)

Weatherization Grant Guidelines and Application (PDF)

CHIP 2021-106 Grant

The City of Douglas is accepting housing applications for its Community Home Investment Program 2021-106 Grant from owner-occupants for owners living within the following neighborhoods only:

The Target Area includes portions of W. Railroad Street, W. Cherry Street, Magnolia Street, Willow Street, W. Baker Highway, S. Grady Avenue, S. Daughtry Avenue, S. College Avenue, William Street, S. Wheeler Street, S. Letitia Avenue, Tillman Street, Shirley Avenue as show below in the map.  

Assistance will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis by contacting Christian Burkett with the City of Douglas at (912) 383-0277 to be placed on the housing list/waiting list. The City of Douglas is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. 

Informational Flyer (English)

Folleto informativo (Espanol)


Image of the Revised CHIP Target Area Map

CDBG 2021

The City of Douglas has been awarded a Community Block Development Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs in the amount of $636,875!!! The City of Douglas plans to use the CDBG funds to address substandard housing conditions in the city. The project will rehabilitate 12 owner-occupied substandard housing units in the City’s Urban Redevelopment Plan and new Revitalization Area Strategy area. This project is expected to benefit 18 persons, of whom 18 (100%) households are low to moderate income in the Mill Quarters area of Douglas. The total project cost is $657,669, with $20,794 in match and leverage. 

Map of Area (PDF)