Buying a house these days is just too expensive for a lot of people. But since 2009, the Atlanta Land Trust has been working with the mayor’s office to create permanently affordable housing.
Local officials gathered in Roswell with Sen. Jon Ossoff on Tuesday to announce bipartisan legislation to help public servants live where they work.
The funding is the most significant commitment of its kind to provide more people with safe places to live.
Officials in Macon-Bibb County celebrated a trio of milestones Tuesday brought about by the demolition of dilapidated housing.
The concept of aging in place is a hot-button topic, however, the path to finding viable options for healthy and active Atlantans who are over 55 is elusive.
A new $30 million mixed-income housing development opened in Columbus Tuesday that is the first phase of revitalizing the Louis T. Chase Homes and will provide access to preventive healthcare services for its residents.
Four neighborhoods in Macon are being targeted for affordable housing developments by a new nonprofit working with the Macon-Bibb County Land Bank Authority.
Pulitzer winner for Evicted Matthew Desmond examines why the U.S. has more poverty than other rich nations. He finds it spends big on social programs, but gives the most to those who need it least.
The greater Savannah area is projected to grow 34% by 2045, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation.
The state senate passed Senate Bill 62 Thursday night, which calls for a state audit of public money spent by nonprofits on homeless services.
A Georgia House panel debated sweeping legislation that would prevent local governments from regulating everything from the color of a home’s exterior to the amount of vinyl siding to whether a home can be built on a concrete slab.
Georgia Rep. Dale Washburn, R-Macon, introduced two bills this week aimed at solving the Peach State’s affordable housing shortfall.
Friday on Political Rewind: Across the state, legislators and organizers are looking for solutions to homelessness — this as the cost of home ownership continues to skyrocket. Also, we look at environmental issues facing our state.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Across metro Atlanta, corporations have bought up tens of thousands of homes, raising rents and pricing middle-class Georgians out of home ownership. Our special panel of journalists and government leaders explains why the rent is so high.
Low housing inventory has created competition between millennials, who are in their peak home-buying years, and boomers, who may be downsizing or buying second homes.