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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

Commission suggests supersizing Atlanta’s housing opportunity bond program

Atlanta City Hall. (Credit: Kelly Jordan)

A year after City of Atlanta leaders launched a $100 million housing opportunity bond program, an extra-governmental commission of planning and development experts this week teased the idea of scaling the program up to as much as $250 million.

In January 2021, the Atlanta City Council approved then-Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ executive order to issue $50 million in bonds for affordable housing initiatives and authorized and pre-validated additional bonds that could be issued later. Ultimately, the goal was to deploy up to $100 million over two or three years.

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