Sonam Vashi is an award-winning freelance journalist in Atlanta writing about affordable housing for Saporta Report. Her reporting, which usually focuses on criminal justice, equity, and the South, has also appeared with CNN, the Washington Post, Atlanta magazine, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, among others. She is the vice president of the Atlanta chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association, and she grew up in Gwinnett County.
Through the Enterprise Rose Fellowship, one designer will focus on creating affordable housing design in Sylvan Hills and Browns Mill Park.With other fellows at three other locations nationwide, Deborah Pérez Centeno will work with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity to design affordable housing and engage the surrounding neighborhoods.
By Sonam Vashi More than a dozen organizations will receive microgrants to help revitalize west side neighborhoods through an Atlanta Housing program funded by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department. Fourteen groups working on programs that will help Ashview Heights, Vine City, and the neighborhood around the Atlanta University Center received $50,000 in […]
By Sonam Vashi Nearly 500,000 affordable homes across the country funded by a federal program will expire by 2030, according to a new report. In Atlanta, more than one-third of the 11,000 homes funded by the program will expire by the same year. The homes, mostly units in apartment complexes, rely solely on a federal […]