Press Releases

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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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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Atlanta Housing, The Benoit Group And Invest Atlanta Launch $40 Million Redevelopment of London Townhomes

Atlanta Housing, The Benoit Group and Invest Atlanta have closed on the sale of former co-op community London Townhomes, preserving and renovating nearly 200 affordable housing units in southwest Atlanta. “Without this deal, almost 200 affordable housing units would have undoubtedly been lost and redeveloped as market rent apartments,” said Eugene Jones, CEO of Atlanta Housing. […]
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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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