AH in the News

The Strategic, the Tactical, and the Ability to Pivot

The world is changing, and the success of an organization depends on its leaders’ ability to adapt. In an article for The National CIO Review, Atlanta Housing Chief Information Officer, Brian Benn, discusses the importance of Information Technology and the responsibility of leaders to pivot in response to a changing global environment. View full article […]
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A Vision for Housing Policy for the Future

In an interview with Government and Education Columnist Jabari Simama, Atlanta Housing President and CEO Eugene Jones, Jr. talks about the federal landscape, affordable housing and political accountability: Eugene Jones Jr., president and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA), has established himself over a 35-year career as one of America’s foremost public-housing leaders. The […]
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Atlanta Housing Approves More Housing Subsidies to Reduce Homelessness

The Atlanta Housing Board of Commissioners has approved 224 units for homeless citizens so far.   Atlanta, June 19, 2020– The Atlanta Housing Board of Commissioners voted to provide 39 additional HomeFlex subsidies for permanent supportive housing units for citizens who are currently experiencing or near homelessness. These subsidized units specifically will serve Atlanta Housing’s […]
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Atlanta Housing Announces New and Refreshed Websites

For Immediate Release Atlanta Housing rebrands Choice Atlanta and completes enhancements to its corporate site.   Atlanta, June 8, 2020 – Atlanta Housing (AH) unveiled the rebranding of the new Choice Atlanta website and logo as well as a refresh of the AH corporate site. Both sites offer improved functionality, a streamlined, user-friendly design and […]
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Preserving Affordable Housing

Investigating Programs Designed to Help Stabilize Communities Debate and policy efforts across the nation have been racing to create new affordable housing solutions while the preservation and improvement of existing affordable housing is a much less discussed issue. Naturally occurring affordable housing or NOAH constitutes the majority of the affordable units in America. NOAH is […]
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Atlanta Housing Partners Batten Down Hatches at Residences Amid Coronavirus

The Atlanta Housing Authority is taking precautions based on public health recommendations and implementing restrictions to keep gatherings small and residents safe. Atlanta Housing (AH) officials have been in contact with their property management and development partners to guide how they can enforce social distancing. AH is taking the current situation seriously and doing everything […]
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Atlanta Mayor Calls for Temporary Halt on Evictions During Coronavirus

Mayor of Atlanta Issues Executive Order to Halt Residential Eviction Filings for 60 Days Atlanta Mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, issued an Executive order that called on the Atlanta Housing Authority, Atlanta Beltline Inc., Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, Invest Atlanta, Partners for Home, and the City of Atlanta’s Department of Grants and Community […]
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Benefits of Attending Atlanta Housing Board Meetings

The Atlanta Housing board of commissioners convenes monthly to discuss policies that dictate how thousands of predominantly low-income residents can or will be helped. Sean Keenan discusses his coverage after attending a board meeting and highlights the significance of more residents attending these monthly meetings. Sean suggests that the new CEO, Eugene Jones, is striving […]
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