Our Role

Ensuring Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing Opportunities

The Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board (BAHAB) was created in 2007 through Atlanta City Council legislation. Its primary function is to advise on the administration and execution of the BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund (BAHTF).

BAHAB’s Role and Responsibilities

  • Making recommendations to Invest Atlanta and the City on goals and policies for the use of BAHTF dollars
  • Monitoring the location and availability of affordable housing throughout the BeltLine
  • Coordinating the activities of BAHAB with other affordable housing throughout the BeltLine

BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund

  • 15% of all net bond proceeds are put into BAHTF
  • The first bond issue, in 2008, generated $8.2 million for BAHTF
  • The goal for trust fund investment is to create 5,600 rental and owner-occupied units through down payment assistance, developer incentives, and property acquisition.
Meetings & Agendas

Meeting Schedule and Summaries

Check the schedule below for specific meeting details. Once the meeting notes are approved by the committee they will be posted here.

FILTER MEETINGS:
Meeting dateLocationTypeDocumentation
1589295600May 12, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
    1597158000August 11, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
      1604415600November 3, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
        Past Meetings
        1573570800November 12, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
        1565708400August 13, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
        1557846000May 14, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
        1556820000May 2, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pmEnglish Avenue Yards- 777 Wheeler St, NW Atlanta, GA 30318BAHAB
        1549983600February 12, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
        1542121200November 13, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pmBAHAB
        1534258800August 14, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pmBAHAB
        1528210800June 5, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pmBAHAB
        1523988000April 17, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pmSouthface: 241 Pine Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 -- Bike Racks Available -- Civic Center Station (.5 mile), MARTA Bus #16 & #40BAHAB
        1520953200March 13, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pmBAHAB
        1518534000February 13, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pmBAHAB
          1516618800January 22, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pmBAHAB
            1510671600November 14, 2017 3:00pm100 Peacthree Street, NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GABAHAB
              1510671600November 14, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303BAHAB
                1506420000September 26, 2017 10:00am"Special Called Meeting" Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303BAHAB
                  1502204400August 8, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303BAHAB
                  1494342000May 9, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303BAHAB
                  1491328800April 4, 2017 6:00pmGeorgia Hill Neighborhood Center -- 250 Georgia Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, Atlanta, GA 30312BAHAB
                  1487084400February 14, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303BAHAB
                  1487062800February 14, 2017 9:00amAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303BAHAB
                  1481641200December 13, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110BAHAB
                  1478617200November 8, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110BAHAB
                  1474988400September 27, 2016 3:00pmBAHAB
                  1470150000August 2, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110BAHAB
                  1460473200April 12, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110BAHAB
                  Documents & Reports

                  Facilitating Public Engagement

                  The primary function of the Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board (BAHAB) is to ensure ongoing and meaningful progress on the implementation of affordable housing initiatives along the Atlanta BeltLine.

                  These documents outline more details about the functions of BAHAB, or provide supporting information regarding policies and actions that established the affordable housing plans for the Atlanta BeltLine.

                  TitleDescriptionType
                  City Council Establishing BAHAB

                  The Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board (BAHAB) was created through the City legislation in 2007. Its primary function is to advise on the administration and execution of the BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund.

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                  Redevelopment Plan

                  The Atlanta BeltLine is one of those rare projects that has the extraordinary potential to transform the City of Atlanta. By creating and enhancing greenspace, trails, transit, and new development along 22 miles of historic rail segments, this revived industrial landscape can become the solution to our scattered pattern of growth, and the framework for a truly sustainable Atlanta.

                  PDF
                  2016 BAHAB Annual Meeting Report

                  Annual Meeting Report, year ending 2016. Highlights include: BAHAB responsibilities, structure, appointed bodies and more.

                  PDF
                  2015 BAHAB Annual Meeting Report

                  Annual Meeting Report, year ending 2015. Highlights include: BAHAB responsibilities, structure, appointed bodies and more.

                  PDF
                  2014 BAHAB Annual Meeting Report

                  Annual Meeting Report, year ending 2014. Highlights include: BAHAB responsibilities, structure, appointed bodies and more.

                  PDF
                  2013 BAHAB Annual Meeting Report

                  Annual Meeting Report, year ending 2013. Highlights include: BAHAB responsibilities, structure, appointed bodies and more.

                  PDF
                  2012 BAHAB Annual Meeting Report

                  Annual Meeting Report, year ending 2012. Highlights include: BAHAB responsibilities, structure, appointed bodies, Trust Fund context, targeted beneficiaries and more.

                  PDF
                  2011 BAHAB Annual Meeting Report

                  Annual Meeting Report, year ending 2011. Highlights include: BAHAB responsibilities, structure, appointed bodies and more.

                  PDF
                  Members

                  Meet Our Members

                  The Advisory Committee for BAHAB is made up of a range of stakeholders representing various governing bodies as well as Atlanta Public Schools. We are indebted to these committee members who offer their time and energy to ensure equitable housing opportunities throughout the community.

                  AHAND/ANDP
                  0 Vacancies (3 Appointments)

                  Chenee Joseph
                  Kelly Cooney
                  Young Hughley

                  Atlanta Public Schools
                  3 Vacancies (6 Appointments)

                  Leslie Grant
                  William McFarland
                  Emmett D. Johnson

                  Fulton County Board of Commissioners
                  1 Vacancy (5 Appointments)

                  Shalise Steele-Young
                  Cocoa Dunston
                  Jan Bryson
                  Erin Martin

                  Atlanta City Council
                  2 Vacancies (3 Appointments)

                  Andy Schneggenburger

                  Mayor of Atlanta
                  2 Vacancies (2 Appointments)