2017 State of the Nation's Housing Report
From the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, a 2017 report on the state of our country's affordable housing burden - with one glaring stat showing that 11 million Americans are spending 50% or more of their income to meet their housing needs.
2017 Out of Reach Report Available Now
Courtesy of the National Low Income Housing Coalition - a 2017 report on the disparity between working wages and the cost of rental housing. The tremendous gap results in a shortage of 7.4 million affordable rental housing units.
The Effects of the LIHTC
Courtesy of the NYU Furman Center - a 2017 report on the effects of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).
National Low Income Housing Coalition: Tenant Talk
Discussion in this 8th edition includes the current state and future outlook of public and assisted housing for low income residents under our new administration.
2017 Advocates' Guide
The National Low Income Housing Coalition has released their annual guide for housing advocates. The manual details every affordable housing and community development program, laws, policies and regulations.
2016 FHLBank Atlanta's Advisory Council Annual Report
This report contains FHLBank Atlanta's affordable housing products, initiatives and successes of 2016.
The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes
The National Low Income Housing Coalition has released the latest Gap Report for 2017. The report shows a great shortage in affordable housing for low-income households across the US.
Health Beyond Health Care: Opportunities to Improve Health by Addressing Social Determinates
In November 2016, Georgians for a Healthy Future meet with experts and advocates across the state for a discussion on social determinates and how they can affect health. They developed a report that provides policies and recommendations - including housing- to improve health outcomes.
FHLBank Atlanta's 2017 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Competitive Round Opens January 3, 2017
FHLBank Atlanta's 2017 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Competitive will award up to $500,000 per project to the Bank's member financial institutions and their community housing partners for the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, and development of affordable rental and ownership housing.
Paycheck to Paycheck 2016
National Association of Real Estate Brokers State of Housing in Black America (SHIBA) Report
View the 2016 Report from NAREB on the State of Housing in Black America including highlights of barriers to renting and owning homes for people of color, as well as tools for housing groups to develop assessments of fair housing.
The Cost of Affordable Housing
Rents are high and rising, often pricing out working families. So, why aren't we building more apartments for these families? A new online tool from NHC and the Urban Institute illustrates how charging rents affordable to low-income families makes it difficult to finance affordable housing without subsidy.
2015 Fall Affordable Housing Conference
Making the Pieces Fit - presented by Taifa Smith Butler of Georgia Budget & Policy InstituteDownload document
Property Law 101 and Efficient, Effective, Equitable Code Enforcement for GA Communities - presented by the Center for Community ProgressDownload document
Do's and Dont's, Rights and Responsibilities, Pitfalls and Helpful Tips of Navigating Landlord-Tenant RelationshipsDownload document