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Atlanta Approves Ordinance for Set Asides

May 19, 2016 Public Housing, Set Asides No Comments
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Could more affordable rentals be on the way in Atlanta?

Atlanta City Council approved an ordinance that requires developers receiving tax incentives or developer subsidies to set aside a portion of units for low-income renter households. In committee, the ordinance only addressed households at 80% of Area Median Income (AMI). But after  discussion with community organizations and housing advocates, Councilman Andre Dickens revised the draft ordinance to include 15% of units for families earning 80% of AMI or 10% of units for families earning 60% of AMI.

See WABE’s coverage of the ordinance.


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