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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

New legislation would guarantee Gulch deal’s affordable housing promises

Downtown Atlanta's Gulch, as seen from Mitchell Street. (Credit: Sean Keenan)

Following an executive order by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Atlanta City Council members proposed an ordinance this week that would set in stone the community benefits promises to come from the Gulch redevelopment.

Part of developer CIM Group’s $5 billion rebirth of downtown’s 50-acre pit of parking spaces and railroad tracks is the creation of a $28 million affordable housing trust fund, public officials and developers agreed upon when the city council approved the project in 2018.

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