Atlanta BeltLine Closes $155 Million 2016 Bond Issue to Advance Affordable Housing, Capital Construction and Economic Development

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) begins the New Year with more good news on the heels of the historic passage of TSPLOST and MARTA referenda.  On December 29th, 2016, ABI, in partnership with City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta and outside Bond Counsel, worked deep into the holiday break to successfully complete and close their first Bond … Continue Reading →

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New Affordable Housing for Seniors Now Under Construction

ATTENTION:  Commenting is now CLOSED on this post. Inquiries sent here will no longer be monitored. To inquire about Gateway Capitol View, please call Michelle Osborn, Community Manager, at 404-753-0073. Please leave a message with your name, phone number, and interest in Gateway Capitol View and your call will returned in 2 business days. If … Continue Reading →

Affordable Housing – The Challenge and the Opportunity

By David A. Jackson, Deputy Executive Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership This article appeared originally as a Thought Leadership column in the Saporta Report on December 20, 2016. As the new deputy executive director for the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, I am excited to join the team whose mission is to Enable the Atlanta BeltLine project and to … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Hosts Free Homeowner Workshop to Standing Room Only Crowd

Two Remaining Workshops Have Reached Capacity A group of close to 40 met at the Southwest Atlanta Community Empowerment Center in Capitol View on Monday, October 17 to attend the first of three free homeowner education workshops hosted by the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership.  The workshops are designed to ensure that existing homeowners in Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announces Westside Homeowner Education Workshops

Free Workshops Will Focus on Empowering Residents in Atlanta BeltLine Neighborhoods to Make Informed Home Ownership Choices The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Home Place Consulting are partnering to provide a series of homeowner education workshops for residents in communities along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail. The workshops are designed to ensure existing homeowners in Atlanta … Continue Reading →

A "Welcome Home" ceremony was held for residents of Stanton Oaks, formerly Boynton Village. Photo: Erin Sintos.

A Warm Welcome Home to Stanton Oaks

On Thursday, September 22, residents of the former Boynton Village received a warm welcome home to the newly renovated Stanton Oaks Apartments. The rehabilitation of the 43-unit family apartment complex in Peoplestown features brand-new amenities for the residents to use and enjoy, including a multipurpose community room, a fully equipped fitness center, a computer center, … Continue Reading →

Life on the Atlanta BeltLine: Partnering with Mercy Housing on Affordable Housing

For 30 years, Mercy Housing has focused on impacting the lives of low income senior citizens and working families by building affordable housing across the country. Invest Atlanta and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. are proud to support Mercy Housing by contributing funding towards affordable housing for seniors at the Reynoldstown Senior Residences. In the video below, Tina … Continue Reading →

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Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. to Present Affordable Housing Opportunities for Potential Homebuyers at Two Community Events

Event #1: Committed to Communities WHO:  James Alexander, Housing Policy and Development Director for Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI); Committed to Communities; and Operation HOPE WHAT: Free information session centered around downpayment assistance programs and affordable housing opportunities to live along the Atlanta BeltLine WHEN: Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. WHERE: … Continue Reading →

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Reynoldstown Senior Now Accepting Applications

Reynoldstown Senior Residences is an independent-living, affordable senior housing facility servicing residents 62 years and older. Reynoldstown Senior was funded in part by a $1.5 million BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund grant. The development is a result of a partnership between Mercy Housing, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, the City of Atlanta, … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Partner for 2016 Downpayment Assistance Program

ATLANTA, May 12, 2016 — Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) today announced the reopening of the affordable housing finance partnership: the Atlanta BeltLine Housing Initiative Program (HIP). The HIP offers up to $3 million in grant funding for the purchase of new homes or the rehabilitation of … Continue Reading →

Turning Plans Into Action

The Integrated Action Plan ABI completed an Integrated Action Plan (“IAP”) in 2015 to determine how to achieve the 2005 Redevelopment Plan’s ambitious economic development and housing goals. The core elements of these goals are the following: 30,000 new permanent jobs; 48,000 one-year construction jobs; and 28,000 new housing units with 5,600 affordable workforce units. … Continue Reading →

Life on the Atlanta BeltLine: The Hodges

Welcome to the sixth installment of the “Life on the Atlanta BeltLine” video series!  This series visits people who utilize the Atlanta BeltLine and illustrates how it brings value to their lives.  In this short video, the Hodges talk about living along the Atlanta BeltLine and how receiving down payment assistance helped them to become … Continue Reading →

A rendering of Reynoldstown Senior.

Coming Soon: Affordable Senior Living in Reynoldstown!

Ground has officially been broken on Reynoldstown Senior Housing, and those who joined us at the ceremony on April 14 were able to see that heavy construction is already in progress. The groundbreaking ceremony, hosted by Mercy Housing, marks the official beginning of building the affordable 70-unit property on Field Street in Reynoldstown. Reynoldstown Senior will be reserved … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Partner to Launch New Housing Finance Partnership

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Partner to Launch New Housing Finance Partnership  ATLANTA, March 3, 2015 — Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) and Atlanta BeltLine Inc. today announced the launch of an affordable housing finance partnership that offers a cumulative $600,000 in grant funding for the purchase of … Continue Reading →

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2013 – A Year in Review

Last Tuesday was the fourth and final Atlanta BeltLine Quarterly Briefing of 2013. We took the opportunity to present the public with a recap of Atlanta BeltLine progress and events from the past year, and now we want to offer it to our online audience in blog form. Here it is: 2013 – A Year in … Continue Reading →

National Recognition for the Atlanta BeltLine

This year, the Atlanta BeltLine has been honored and recognized with several awards, including the ARC Development of Excellence Award and the Project of the Year Award from ULI Atlanta for Historic Fourth Ward Park. The Atlanta BeltLine is also receiving attention on a national scale. Altanta BeltLine, Inc. placed as a finalist in the ULI Jack … Continue Reading →

Last Chance to Live at Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing!

Time is running out to purchase the few remaining 2 bedroom/2 bathroom homes in the Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing with $64,800 in down payment assistance!! City of Atlanta teachers, fire fighters, and police officers receive even more in down payment assistance – up to $100,000 off of the purchase price of a home! Could this be … Continue Reading →

All 28 Affordable Homes at Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing Under Contract in One Day!

Atlanta’s First-Ever Drawing For Affordable Housing a Success! ATLANTA – On Saturday, December 10, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) hosted the City’s first-ever affordable housing drawing for 28 new homes at the Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing. More than 30 excited pre-qualified registrants gathered on the pool deck along with representatives from ABI, The Atlanta Development Authority, … Continue Reading →

A Great Day for the Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing

This past Saturday, we had another first for the Atlanta BeltLine. Prospective buyers who were part of the  drawing for the 28 homes at the Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing showed up on a chilly but clear December morning to learn who would be the newest residents along the Atlanta BeltLine. By the end of the … Continue Reading →

Last Day to Register for Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing

Today’s the day. Those who register and pre-qualify for the 28 homes at the Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing by today will have a shot at being selected in the December 10 drawing. This is an incredible opportunity for the lucky people who will be chosen to live in Reynoldstown, right on the Atlanta BeltLine. We’re very … Continue Reading →

New Affordable Housing Becomes a Reality on the Atlanta BeltLine with Lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing

Down Payment Assistance And Low Monthly Payments on New Two-Bedroom Lofts For Those Making Under $68,000 — Early Registrants Will Increase Their Chances of Being Chosen in The Drawing of Less Than 30 Homes on Saturday, December 10 ATLANTA, November 15, 2011 – As part of its mission to create affordable workforce housing, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) purchased … Continue Reading →