June 6, 2024

WHO: Atlanta Housing (AH)

WHAT: Atlanta Housing announces the extension of the Bankhead Reimagined Request for Ideas (RFI) submission deadline to June 28, 2024. The RFI calls for community members, stakeholders, philanthropic and non-profit organizations, and commercial entities to share their ideas for the redevelopment of the 35-acre former Bankhead Courts public housing site in Northwest Atlanta.

WHERE: Information, full RFI, and submissions:

WHEN: Response deadline has been changed from June 7 to June 28, 2024

WHY:  After an outpouring of public interest and responses from the community and stakeholders, Atlanta Housing announces the extension of its Bankhead Reimagined Request for Ideas (RFI). Recognizing that these submissions reflect the vision and voice of the community, Atlanta Housing is eager to continue this momentum of public input which will assist the agency in exploring creative, inclusive, and innovative solutions for the site’s future development. Atlanta Housing particularly wishes to honor Neighborhood Planning Units’ requests for an extension of the submission date, which will allow time for a meeting that will facilitate a collaborative idea exchange and meaningful dialogue with the community. The new submission date will be June 28, 2024. A committee of public sector professionals and community members will come together in July to review the submissions which will be celebrated with a Bankhead Reimagined event.


President and Chief Executive Officer Terri M. Lee leads The Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia (AH), the largest housing authority in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation. One of 139 Moving to Work (MTW) public housing authorities in America, AH is an industry leader in providing and facilitating affordable housing resources for nearly 27,000 low-income households comprised of approximately 45,000 people, including AH-owned residential communities, tenant-based vouchers, supportive housing, as well as down payment assistance, where innovation leads the approach to making the dream of home ownership attainable for more Atlantans. Programs are funded and regulated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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