Atlanta mayor signs executive order to issue $50 million in bonds for affordable housing

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced she will issue an executive order to issue $50 million on bonds to preserve or create more affordable housing. The bonds go toward the mayor’s goal set last year to invest $1 billion in public and private funds for more affordable housing in the city. A recent study by HouseATL, a task force of community leaders, says the city loses 1,500 affordable homes a year to the market. The study also says more than 72,800 Atlanta households need an affordable…

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced she will issue an executive order to issue $50 million on bonds to preserve or create more affordable housing. The bonds go toward the mayor’s goal set last year to invest $1 billion in public and private funds for more affordable housing in the city. A recent study by HouseATL, a task force of community leaders, says the city loses 1,500 affordable homes a year to the market. The study also says more than 72,800 Atlanta households need an affordable…

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