Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing 2017-08-21T23:28:15-04:00

Project Description

Making every Neighborhood Affordable

Mary Norwood will…

  • Protect senior homeowners.

  • Reduce, freeze or delay property taxes in impacted areas for owner-occupied dwellings.

  • Work with property owners who provide low income/affordable housing to rehab and improve their properties in exchange for tax abatement.

  • Work with HUD, AHA and Invest Atlanta to create “stabilization” vouchers.

  •  Aggressively fund/build middle-income housing.

  • Use city-owned properties to develop mixed-income housing.

  • Use judicial in-rem to recycle abandoned/blighted properties for affordable housing.

  • Set attainable goals to include affordable housing in all new apartment projects and renovations of 40 units or more.

  • Set attainable goals on the units of workforce housing built annually.

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