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Message from Kenneth W. Boswell, Director of ADECA

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to our mission:  Building Better Alabama Communities. Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians. I am pleased to welcome you to our website, and I invite you to explore our Department’s various program areas and divisions. We are here to serve, so please do not hesitate to contact us.


ADECA 2017 Annual Report

The 2017 ADECA Annual Report is now online, highlighting our programs and the way those programs have made improvements across the state.

Read the report here.​

CDBG - Disaster Recovery

Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds are allocated after some federally declared disasters.

Fair Housing Outreach

Understand the basic provisions of the Fair Housing Act.

2018 Fair Housing Proclamation and Posters

VW Settlement Information

The settlement is divided into three distinct programs: A buy back or modification program for consumers, a National Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan, and an environmental mitigation trust.


State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI)

The Community and Economic Development (CED) Division of ADECA is responsible for implementing and managing the SSBCI program in Alabama.

The State Banking Department will advise and assist the ADECA staff in the program implementation.


Funding Opportunities

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