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Atlanta Council Committee Approves Housing Ordinance Drafted By APN Editor


(APN) ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta is one step closer to adopting a tool to measure how the City Council’s public policy decisions affect the City’s affordable housing stock.   On Monday, November 09, 2015 the Community Development/Human Resources Committee (CD/HR) unanimously approved an ordinance that requires the City’s Office of Housing to prepare Affordable Housing Impact Statements for […]

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Pittsburgh Joins Atlanta in considering Affordable Housing Impact Statements


(APN) ATLANTA — The Community Development/Human Resources Committee of the City Council of Atlanta is set to vote on Affordable Housing Impact Statements (AHIS) at its upcoming meeting on Monday, November 09, 2015, according to Chairman Andre Dickens (Post 3-at-large).   Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1657633741190082   The held Atlanta ordinance is 14-O-1614:   http://atlantacityga.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_LegiFile.aspx?MeetingID=1446&ID=5800   APN’s News Editor–the present writer–drafted […]

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AJC Politifact Rates APN Editor’s Housing Claim “TRUE”


“Truth-o-meter” graphic reprinted here for educational and informational purposes only.   (APN) ATLANTA — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) newspaper and Politifact have weighed in on the accuracy of a recent statement made by Matthew Charles Cardinale, the News Editor and CEO of Atlanta Progressive News, regarding the need for more affordable housing in Atlanta; and determined the assertion to be […]

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What We’re Reading: Saturday, August 22, 2015

Click on full post to access links.   Atlanta Reaches Milestone 100 Million Square Feet in Better Buildings Challenge Saporta Report http://saportareport.com/atlanta-reaches-milestone-100-million-square-feet-in-better-buildings-challenge/   The Gwinnett Great Exchange on Transportation Thunderclap.it https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/28883-the-gwinnett-great-exchange   Findings: Fulton Health Director Blocked CDC’s Offer of Help WABE http://wabe.org/post/findings-fulton-health-director-blocked-cdc-s-offer-help   Stadium Deals Called “Nothing to Brag About” WABE http://wabe.org/post/atlanta-stadium-deals-called-nothing-brag-about   Officials with DeKalb Cities Will Attend […]

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Clayton County Citizens Will Get to Vote on MARTA Penny this November

(APN) JONESBORO — In an eleventh hour, nail biting, last ditch effort, the Clayton County Board of Commissioners, in a three to one vote, on Saturday, July 05, 2014, agreed to let Clayton citizens decide on the one penny sales tax to fund MARTA services in a November 04, 2014 referendum.     Chairman Jeffrey Turner, and Commissioners Shana Rooks […]

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