List of resources
City of Savannah’s Housing and Neighborhood Services Department’s main page, which includes links to information on our various programs, data and reports, and administration of the Savannah Affordable Housing Fund: https://www.savannahga.gov/484/Housing-Neighborhood-Services
Chatham County / City of Savannah Land Bank Authority’s website, which includes programs, Board schedules, RFP, and properties available for sale: https://www.savannahga.gov/485/Land-Bank-Authority
Community Housing Services Agency, Inc. (CHSA) and CHSA Development, Inc.’s combined website, which includes information on the non-profits’ Rental Property Improvement Loan, affordable properties for sale, Down Payment Assistance Program, and ability to donate to CHSA and the City’s Savannah Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF) (information on it is also included): https://www.chsainc.org/ CHSA is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and administers the City’s SAHF; CHSA Development is a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) and builds and sells numerous affordable housing units throughout the City.
Neighborhood Improvement Association (NIA) website, a non-profit Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) which provides housing services such as: USDA Homeowners and First-Time Home Buyers Workshops and Home Buyers Education. NIA also builds some affordable units in our community: https://niacdc.org/
Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity website: https://habitatsavannah.org/
Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless website: https://www.homelessauthority.org/
Housing Authority of Savannah website: http://www.savannahpha.com/
Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) website, an organization partnered with City’s Housing Department to provide credit counseling to potential home buyers: https://www.cccssavannah.org/
Georgia Legal Services Program website: https://www.glsp.org/ Of importance to housing, GLSP provides eviction prevention services and family law (estate planning/will drafting).
United Way of the Coastal Empire’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, which assists COVID-19 financial-impacted residents (eviction prevention and utilities): https://uwce.org/uwcovid19/
Savannah-Chatham County Fair Housing Council, Inc. (SCFHC) website: http://www.savannahfairhousing.org/