Local artist Gregor Turk wants to use his latest project to start a discussion, and it’s all about Blandtown. His newest project, titled “Red, White, and Black” hangs along the Atlanta Watershed Reservoir chain link fence. The banners show high-contrast photographs of the city’s infrastructure, including original homes and “WERD,” the nation’s first Black-owned radio […]
Cash from Gulch deal’s affordable housing trust fund allocated toward ‘offsetting rising property taxes’
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday announced the first chunk of an affordable housing trust fund spawned from the controversial Gulch redevelopment deal would go toward combating displacement among the city’s longtime residents.
Report: It could take $91 million to fight Georgia’s eviction crisis
The cost to fight Georgia’s mounting eviction crisis likely exceeds $91 million, according to new research by the nonprofit Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
Q+A: Scott Markley on the racial impact of Atlanta’s apartment demolitions
Markley contextualizes the demolitions in the northern suburbs within the region’s long history of residential discrimination.
Task force lays out affordability proposal at housing forum
HouseATL presents its affordable housing proposal to the public—including creating or preserving 20,000 units over the next decade.