The City of Perry received over one million dollars in grant money during the Georgia Department of Community Affairs conference in October.
Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Christopher Nunn presented two checks to Councilman Willie King during the conference. Community Development Director Bryan Wood and Assistant City Manager Robert Smith were also in attendance.
The $300,000 Community Home Investment Program (CHIP) Grant will be used to improve five homes in the Sandhill community which will complete the housing improvements in the neighborhood.
The $996,350 Community Development Block Grant is marked to be used for street and storm drainage improvements along with housing rehabilitation in the Creekwood area. This project will benefit 124 citizens specifically along Riley Street, Gordy Street, Stanley Street, and Baird Drive.
The City of Perry Community Development office is located at 741 Main Street in Perry.
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