People, Culture and Community

Green Atlanta: Opening Doors to a More Equitable and Sustainable Future

At Atlanta Housing (AH), we’re dedicated to opening doors to a better future for low-income Atlantans. We know this mission is more than just providing quality, affordable housing. Fulfilling our goal requires a multifaceted approach, which involves an investment in people, communities, and our environment. Historically, low-income communities across the country have suffered disproportionately from […]
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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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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.

UPDATE 04/01/2021: Though many of us are looking forward to the spring and summer breaks, we all should still be mindful of COVID-19 precautions—handwashing, mask wearing, and social distancing. Additionally, parents should remain tuned into the emotional impact the pandemic has had and may continue to have on children. Just before the winter holiday breaks, […]
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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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