AH in the News

AH paves the pathway to sustainable employment in the STEM sector with first graduating cohort of the Digital Leadership Academy

According to a recent job forecast report, nearly half of workers will need to upskill or reskill by the year 2025 in order to find and keep employment in the changing workforce. Atlanta Housing (AH) understands these challenges that lie ahead. And this is why we are proud to recognize the first graduating cohort of […]
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Preserving Affordable Housing: London Townhomes

Atlanta is rapidly growing, with more jobs flowing into the city and new residential and commercial properties in development to meet the increasing demand. In fact, metro-Atlanta is currently the fourth fastest-growing metropolitan in America according to U.S. Census Bureau data. While growth brings new promise and welcomed progress to the metropolitan, it also raises […]
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Atlanta Housing Welcomes Dwayne C. Vaughn as General Counsel

Atlanta, GA- Atlanta Housing’s Board of Commissioners Chair Christopher Edwards and Chief Executive Officer Eugene Jones announced the appointment of Dwayne C. Vaughn as the agency’s new General Counsel. In this role, Mr. Vaughn will work closely with the Board of Commissioners, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and executive team, providing legal leadership for AH’s […]
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Atlanta Housing and partners connect seniors to COVID-19 vaccinations

Atlanta Housing (AH) partnered with the Family Health Centers of Georgia to vaccinate 118 AH residents Friday, Feb 19. AH provided transportation using social distancing, masks and sanitation per CDC guidelines. Additional vaccinations will occur as AH development partners provide onsite clinics for eligible residents. “It is our goal to ensure that all eligible residents […]
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints Atlanta Housing residents Rosalind Elliott and Sheila Harris to the Board of Commissioners

Dr. Christopher Edwards, chairman of the Atlanta Housing Board of Commissioners, welcomed two new resident members at the board’s Jan. 27 meeting, following their appointment by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and swearing-in by the Atlanta City Council. “It is with great pleasure that the Board of Commissioners welcomes Rosalind Elliott and Sheila Harris to the […]
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Visits Atlanta To Announce Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant Award for Bowen Redevelopment

ATLANTA– HUD Secretary Ben Carson came to Atlanta Tuesday with check in hand to begin the redevelopment process for the former Bowen Homes site after Atlanta Housing was awarded one of ten planning grants for FY 2020. The $450,000 in federal funding will augment investments from Atlanta Housing, the City of Atlanta and its partners to […]
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AH Renames Scholarship in Honor of Late Board Commissioner

Atlanta Housing has renamed the Atlanta Housing Atlanta Community Scholars Award (ACSA) the James Allen, Jr. Community Scholars Award (JACSA) in memory of long-time Atlanta Housing Board Commissioner James Allen, Jr., who died suddenly on June 23, 2020. Since 2003, ACSA has awarded more than $692,000 in scholarships to nearly 200 deserving students. Commissioner Allen, a luminary […]
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