Earlier this year, ground was broken on Adair Court, which will provide 77 units of affordable senior living. Photo: The Sintoses

A Chapter in the Affordable Housing Story

In January of 2017, we brought you the story of construction of a new affordable development in the Capitol View neighborhood. Now, we’ve completed what is just one chapter in the story of affordability on the Atlanta BeltLine. On Monday, September 10, the ribbon was cut on Gateway Capitol View Senior Residences, a 162-unit, transit-adjacent, affordable … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Housing Working Group Releases Report on Affordability

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has released the Affordable Housing Working Group Final Report, a guide for creating and preserving affordable housing around the Atlanta BeltLine. To support the development of a comprehensive housing strategy, ABI convened a panel of experts from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to serve as the ABI Affordable Housing Working … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Acquires Archives and History Warehouse site

Property acquisition increases Murphy Crossing footprint to 20 acres Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has acquired 2.5 acres of property adjacent to the future Murphy Crossing development on the westside corridor. Murphy Crossing, now a 20-acre site, provides ABI with a unique opportunity to further equity, affordability, and inclusion goals for the City through controlled development, … Continue Reading →

July 9 groundbreaking at Adair Court celebrates new sustainable and high-quality mixed-income senior housing on the Atlanta BeltLine

On July 9, 2018, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined other City officials to break ground on the highly-anticipated Adair Court project. The new 91-unit mixed-income senior rental community is being developed by Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. and Parallel Housing, Inc. The $15 million development is located at 806 Murphy Avenue, between the MARTA West End … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Funds More Affordable Housing in Southwest Atlanta

Adair Court development is 91 units of senior housing ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) today announced the development of a new 91-unit, senior housing facility located on the Westside Trail. Through a $500,000 BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund loan from Invest Atlanta to The Woda Group, Inc. and Parallel Housing, Inc., this investment will … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Annie E. Casey Foundation, SUMMECH Community Development Corporation and Citizens Trust Bank Partner to Present First Atlanta BeltLine Home Buyer Education Workshop

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP) has announced that the first free Atlanta BeltLine Home Buyer Education Workshop will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Ariel Bowen United Methodist Church, 384 Arthur St. SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310. This new workshop offering complements a series of free empowerment workshops ABP … Continue Reading →

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

The Power of “We” Part 5

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is promoting solutions to Atlanta’s affordable housing needs via a series of articles from our public, private, philanthropic, nonprofit, and community partners who –  through “The Power of We” – can help define a coordinated set of policies, programs, and resources that build and preserve affordable living opportunities for all. Recently, Enterprise Community Partners discussed the … Continue Reading →

Rea Ventures Group, LLC Selected as Developer for next phase of BeltLine Affordable Housing in Reynoldstown

Development is expected to create up to 118 affordable housing rental apartments providing up to 3 bedroom living options for families ATLANTA – Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has selected Rea Ventures Group, LLC as the developer for second phase of lofts at Reynoldstown Crossing. The decision was announced after a special call meeting of the … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. to Partner with Atlanta Housing Authority

Agencies establish an agreement to advance common housing goals Updated July 28, 2017 ATLANTA – The Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance common affordable housing goals. Through this partnership, AHA is stepping in as development partner for ABI-controlled land that may be … Continue Reading →

The Power of “We” (Part 4)

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is elevating solutions to Atlanta’s affordable housing needs via a series of articles from our public, private, philanthropic, nonprofit, and community partners who – through “The Power of We” – can help define a coordinated set of policies, programs and resources that build and preserve affordable living opportunities for all.  Last month, Georgia ACT … Continue Reading →

The Power of “We” (Part 3)

The following appeared originally as a Saporta Report Thought Leadership column on May 16, 2017. The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is elevating solutions to Atlanta’s affordable housing needs via a series of articles from our public, private, philanthropic, nonprofit, and community partners who – through “The Power of We” – can help define a coordinated set … Continue Reading →

The Power of “We” (Part 2)

The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is elevating solutions to Atlanta’s affordable housing needs via a series of articles from our public, private, philanthropic, non-profit, and community partners who – through “The Power of We” – can help define a coordinated set of policies, programs and resources that build and preserve affordable living opportunities for all.  This … Continue Reading →

Life on the Atlanta BeltLine – Reynoldstown Senior Residences

The Atlanta BeltLine, at its heart, is a transportation project – but it’s also a project about connecting Atlanta and our connections with each other. One of the ways the project promotes connectivity – besides providing new modes of transportation throughout the city – is how it strengthens neighborhoods through affordability.  Meet Ms. Frankie Hardman … Continue Reading →

AHA Seeks Developers for Englewood District in Partnership with Atlanta BeltLine

Media contact: April 6, 2017 Cecilia Taylor Phone: 404-817-7237 ATLANTA, GA – The Atlanta Housing Authority announced today that it is seeking private-sector developers to create a sense of place and belonging with affordable and market-rate housing in the Englewood District and in partnership with the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. “This Request for Qualifications represents the … Continue Reading →

The Power of “We”

The following article first appeared as a Saporta Report Thought Leadership column on March 21, 2017. By Rob Brawner, Executive Director and David A. Jackson, Deputy Executive Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership We are grappling as a city with the issue of affordable housing. The most powerful word in that sentence is “we.” As Atlanta wrestles … Continue Reading →

View of development at 670-690 DeKalb Avenue looking south from north of Edgewood Avenue bridge.

Announcing New $80 Million Development with Affordable Housing on the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., North American Properties, and The Conservation Fund Partner to Revitalize Historic Decatur Belt Railway Site with $80 Million in New Development that Includes Affordable Workforce Housing The walkable development calls for a mix of residential, loft office, restaurant, and retail plus affordable housing On March 7, 2017, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and … Continue Reading →

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announces First Free Homeowner Empowerment Workshop of 2017

Workshops are Designed to Help Residents in Atlanta BeltLine Neighborhoods Make Informed Home Ownership Choices The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABP), Home Place Consulting and Citizens Trust Bank are partnering to provide a series of free homeowner empowerment workshops for residents in neighborhoods along the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail and other communities. The initial workshop is … Continue Reading →

New Life for Affordable Housing Near the BeltLine

An affordable housing development is getting a much-needed boost in southwest Atlanta, with help from Invest Atlanta and the Department of Community Affairs. Phoenix House is a 69-unit affordable housing development in the Capitol View Neighborhood of southwest Atlanta, located near the Westside Trail and in the Atlanta BeltLine Tax Allocation District (TAD). The supportive-living environment … Continue Reading →

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 →

Gateway Capital View affordable housing for seniors

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 →