# Atlanta housing
As mayor crosses 100-day mark, Atlanta Housing head confident in job security
Sarah Kirsch, left, and Eugene Jones discuss the future of affordable housing police at an event hosted by WABE and Atlanta Civic Circle.Britton Edwards, Atlanta Civic Circle. As Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens crosses his 100th day on the job, some top city officials will be headed back to the job market. But Atlanta Housing CEO Eugene Jones said he’s confident he’ll be asked to stick around the city’s newly rejuvenated housing authority.
Atlanta Housing signs off on plan for nearly 1,000 affordable units in FY 2023
Atlanta Housing's downtown headquarters.Maggie Lee, via SaportaReport. Atlanta’s public housing authority anticipates producing up to 958 new affordable homes in the 2023 fiscal year, which starts July 1, according to projections the agency approved last week.
Atlanta Housing wants to sell affordably priced homes at long-vacant Westside properties
Where Perry Homes used to be, before its 1999 demolition.Google Maps. Atlanta Housing (AH) leaders on Wednesday voted to add homeownership units to the development plan for the former Perry Homes site and two neighboring Westside properties, earmarking almost a third as affordable.
Housing authority aims to select a developer for Atlanta Civic Center next month
The Atlanta Civic Center, in all its glory. Photo by Kelly Jordan.Kelly Jordan. The Atlanta Housing (AH) board of commissioners expects to finally choose a master developer next month for the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center, over four years after the housing authority bought the iconic Old Fourth Ward site, which has sat vacant for eight years.
Amid rent strike, Forest Cove owner says condemned complex’s tenants won’t have to pay until relocated
Tenants and activists march toward the Forest Cove leasing office to deliver a letter declaring the rent strike. (Credit: Sean Keenan)Sean Keenan. Forest Cove tenants kicked off a rent strike Tuesday morning, just hours before Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens unveiled a plan for the city to help relocate the remaining families from the dilapidated Section 8 complex, which has been condemned by an Atlanta judge.
After years-long legal battle, Atlanta Housing board votes to finalize settlement with developers
Atlanta Housing's downtown headquarters.Maggie Lee, via SaportaReport. Atlanta Housing (AH) has nearly freed itself from a years-long legal entanglement with Integral Group and its development partners. The housing authority’s board of commissioners on Wednesday approved a settlement deal that spells out how 88 acres of valuable, publicly owned land can be developed.