Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has appointed a new chief equity officer whose responsibilities include developing policies that create economic equity, programs for the city’s at-risk youth, housing affordability, community health, education, and...
Hundreds of apartments, a hotel, office, retail and restaurants are planned to be built on the property to serve new CHOA and Emory employees.
In a virtual public safety update on October 28, 2020, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms discussed ongoing challenges. “We recognize that we are seeing an uptick in crime in Atlanta, and unfortunately, Atlanta is not alone, because this is a national trend,” Bottoms said.
The Sandy Springs City Council has awarded a $739,000 contract for pedestrian improvements and erosion control at Hammond Park.
The city of Atlanta’s $22 million rent relief program meant to help families stay in their homes is expanding to reach more people.
Late Monday, the council’s public safety committee passed an ordinance that will require anyone arrested for street racing to stay in jail until that person sees a judge within 24 to 48 hours of arrest. The judge will then determine a bond amount and any special restrictions before a suspect can be released.
The city of Atlanta could soon outlaw predatory tactics of investors who coerce longtime residents into selling their homes.
A song released by a young R&B group from southwest Atlanta is now the official anthem of the Cascade Road corridor and the surrounding communities.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has established a program that will provide $4.6 million to prevent longtime Atlanta residents from being displaced by city’s rapidly rising property values.
City of Atlanta Chief Housing Officer Terri Lee is taking on new responsibilities at Atlanta’s housing authority.