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
1573570800November 12, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm100 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA 30303BAHAB
    Past Meetings
    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
              BAHAB Annual Meeting Report 2011

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

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Meeting Report 2012

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

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Meeting Report 2014

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

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Meeting Report 2015

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

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Meeting Report 2016

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

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Meeting Report2013

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

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Presentation 2013

              BAHAB Annual Presentation, year ending 2013. Presented April 29, 2014 at the Villages at Carver YMCA. Highlights include: BAHTF summary reports, BAHTF project investments and funding guidelines, BAHAB’s 2013 major focus and future policy considerations for 2014 and beyond.

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Presentation 2014

              BAHAB Annual Presentation, year ending 2014. Presented April 29, 2015 at the Georgia Hill Library. Highlights include: BAHTF summary reports, BAHTF project investments, BAHAB’s 2014 roles, responsibilities, activities, and plans for 2015.

              PDF
              BAHAB Annual Presentation 2015

              BAHAB Annual Presentation, year ending 2015. Presented March 22, 2016 at the Georgia Hill Building. Highlights include: Workforce Housing update, IAP recommendations, updates on BAHAB members, responsibilities, and major components.

              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
              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
              2 Vacancies (6 Appointments)

              Alvah Hardy
              Leslie Grant
              William McFarland
              Emmett D. Johnson

              Fulton County Board of Commissioners
              2 Vacancies (5 Appointments)
              Cocoa Dunston
              Jan Bryson
              Erin Martin

              Atlanta City Council
              2 Vacancies (3 Appointments)

              Andy Schneggenburger

              Mayor of Atlanta
              2 Vacancies (2 Appointments)