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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

City’s eviction ban protects nearly 30,000 renters, but most Atlantans aren’t covered

After an eviction many residents lose their home and furniture. Credit: Britton Edwards

With one of his first pen strokes as Atlanta’s new mayor, Andre Dickens refreshed an executive order from Keisha Lance Bottoms’ administration that bars landlords managing city-funded properties from evicting renters.

The order, enacted at the beginning of the pandemic, effects a temporary eviction moratorium for residential properties funded by Atlanta Housing, Atlanta Beltline, Inc., the Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, Invest Atlanta, Partners for Home, and the city’s Department of Grants and Community Development.

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