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 dateLocationDetailsDocumentation
1615302000March 9, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    1623164400June 8, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
      1631631600September 14, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
        1639494000December 14, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
          Past Meetings
          1605625200November 17, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pmVirtual Meeting
          1604415600November 3, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303
            1597158000August 11, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303
              1589295600May 12, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pmVirtual Meeting (Zoom)

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              1573570800November 12, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303
              1565708400August 13, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303
              1557846000May 14, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303
              1556820000May 2, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pmEnglish Avenue Yards- 777 Wheeler St, NW Atlanta, GA 30318

              Advisory Boards Annual Public Presentation

              1549983600February 12, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303
              1542121200November 13, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
              1534258800August 14, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
              1528210800June 5, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
              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 & #40

              Advisory Boards Annual Public Presentation

              1520953200March 13, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
              1518534000February 13, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
                1516618800January 22, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pm
                  1510671600November 14, 2017 3:00pm100 Peacthree Street, NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA
                    1510671600November 14, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303

                    The BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis on the 2nd Tuesday. Special Call meeting are reserved for the off months, on a as-needed basis.

                      1506420000September 26, 2017 10:00am"Special Called Meeting" Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303

                      Special Call Meeting for the BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board

                        1502204400August 8, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303

                        The BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis on the 2nd Tuesday. Special Call meeting are reserved for the off months, on a as-needed basis.

                        1494342000May 9, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303

                        The BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis on the 2nd Tuesday. Special Call meeting are reserved for the off months, on a as-needed basis.

                        1491328800April 4, 2017 6:00pmGeorgia Hill Neighborhood Center -- 250 Georgia Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312, Atlanta, GA 30312
                        1487084400February 14, 2017 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303

                        The BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis on the 2nd Tuesday. Special Call meeting are reserved for the off months, on a as-needed basis. Special call meeting will be posted to the website, when they occur.

                        1487062800February 14, 2017 9:00amAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303

                        The BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board meets on a quarterly basis on the 2nd Tuesday. Special Call meeting are reserved for the off months, on a as-needed basis.

                        1481641200December 13, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110
                        1478617200November 8, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110
                        1474988400September 27, 2016 3:00pm
                        1470150000August 2, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110
                        1460473200April 12, 2016 3:00pmAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. -- 100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA, 30303 -- Bike Racks Available -- MARTA Bus #13, #16 & #110
                        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
                        2018 BAHAB Annual Meeting ReportPDF
                        2017 BAHAB Annual Meeting ReportPDF
                        Bylaws of BAHAB

                        The Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing Advisory Board (BAHAB) amended its Bylaws in 2015. The primary function of the bylaws is to advise on the terms of membership, meetings and meeting notices, Quorum, voting and reporting.

                        PDF
                        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.

                        PDF
                        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
                        0 Vacancies (6 Appointments)

                        Leslie Grant
                        William McFarland
                        Emmett D. Johnson
                        Aretta Baldon
                        Jim C. Cheeks
                        Chuck E. Shultz

                        Fulton County Board of Commissioners
                        1 Vacancy (5 Appointments)

                        Shalise Steele-Young
                        Cocoa Dunston
                        Jan Bryson
                        Erin Martin

                        Atlanta City Council
                        3 Vacancies (3 Appointments)

                        Mayor of Atlanta
                        1 Vacancy (2 Appointments)

                        Vikki Morrow