People, Culture and Community

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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TechBridge and Atlanta Housing announce the Technology Career Program and Digital Leadership Academy crossover program coming February 2021

TechBridge has partnered with Atlanta Housing (AH) to launch an exciting new venture, allowing the next graduates of the Technology Career Program (TCP) to be part of the flagship Digital Leadership Academy (DLA) with AH. This TCP cohort will participate in a 10-week, free program offering education and certifications in high-demand technology skills, greatly increasing […]
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Real Estate Partnerships Are Key to Helping End Homelessness

As Atlanta suffers devastating and long-term ramifications from the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlanta Housing (AH) is calling for more partnerships with for-profit and non-profit real estate owners to help us serve the city’s vulnerable homeless population. “The pandemic has put a magnifying glass on the distress that people experience when they don’t have a home—which is […]
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Sharecare teams with Atlanta Housing to share tips with families to help manage COVID-19 and holiday stress.

Enduring months of an ongoing pandemic have undoubtedly put a strain on many Atlanta families as they navigate through a series of potential stressors. Virtual schooling, unemployment, underemployment, safety concerns and the effects of social distancing can amount to a buildup of tension. Now, as the holidays approach in the midst of heightened COVID-19 concerns […]
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MAYOR KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS APPOINTS NEW ATLANTA HOUSING COMMISSIONERS

ATLANTA, September 30, 2020-- Dr. Christopher Edwards, chairman of the Atlanta Housing Board of Commissioners, announced today the appointment of two new board members. Yunice Emir, a communications professional with Coca-Cola North America, and attorney Pat D. Dixon, Jr. were appointed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and confirmed by the Atlanta City Council. "We're honored and very fortunate to have […]
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Conquering COVID-19 Together

With all the noise about COVID-19 and its gloomy details invading our mental space, it’s hard to avoid the pandemic panic. Unsettling news of death rates and daily reminders to socially distance or quarantine interrupts our normalcy, fueling anxiety and even loneliness. Still, there are ways to help you navigate the unknown and maintain a […]
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