Imagine more tiny homes in backyards or apartments over the garages in Atlanta. A new program by investment company GROUNDFLOOR could spur the development and preservation of more accessory dwelling ...
Imagine more tiny homes in backyards or apartments over the garages in Atlanta. A new program by investment company GROUNDFLOOR could spur the development and preservation of more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) — a move that could provide more affordable housing in the city and beyond.
On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms inked her signature on legislation that green-lights $50 million in bond funding aimed at producing and preserving affordable housing across the city.
Just hours after a violent mob of pro-Trump activists stormed the nation’s capitol, and after a pro-Trump militia’s presence forced Georgia secretary of state Brad Raffensperger to evacuate the downtown Atlanta statehouse, Atlanta police arrested nearly two dozen racial justice activists for demonstrating on city streets.
On Monday, long after HouseATL leaders pitched the idea of architecting a bond program to help beef up the city’s affordable housing stock, Atlanta officials green-lit legislation that paves the way for a $50 million investment aimed at furthering the city’s housing goals.
At long last, the $100 million housing opportunity bond proposal, which experts believe could actually put a sizable dent in Atlanta’s housing affordability crisis, is headed toward approval by the city council.
A new initiative aimed at helping people navigate what experts have called a “tsunami” of evictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will ask landlords in metro Atlanta to forgive tenants’ past-due rent in exchange for financial support.
Atlanta’s zoning policies have long been regarded as restrictive by affordable housing advocates and urbanists. Put simply, the city’s zoning code just isn’t very conducive to dense development.
With temperatures creeping toward freezing, the City of Atlanta plans to open an emergency warming center in Summerhill on Monday evening.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a new initiative on Wednesday that promises to house hundreds of people experiencing homelessness before winter temperatures make sleeping on the streets much more dangerous.
This week, the Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership (ANDP) launched an ambitious initiative aimed at building and preserving 2,000 affordable homes by 2025.