Atlanta Housing celebrates 80 years with new brand

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In commemorating its 80th anniversary, Atlanta Housing Authority is now Atlanta Housing with a new logo and new website among other changes. CONTRIBUTED

As the Atlanta Housing Authority celebrates its 80th anniversary, the agency is taking on a new identity as “Atlanta Housing.” The refreshed brand reinforces the organization’s focus on creating livable, equitable communities in the city of Atlanta, according to a press release.

As Atlanta Housing the organization refreshed its brand by developing a new logo and revamped its external website to become more functional to its users.

As Atlanta Housing grows, it is looking to build positive relationships and leverage partnerships, and has a number of projects and opportunities on the horizon. Projects are resource-rich, inclusive communities located in the heart of Atlanta, according to Catherine Buell, president and CEO of Atlanta Housing.

Civic Center: The mixed-use, mixed-income site will feature retail space, commercial space, arts and civic space. This project will represent the largest commitment to ensuring equitable housing in the city of Atlanta in more than a decade. Coordinated public outreach has commenced.

Englewood Manor: The former public housing site is Atlanta Housing’s first major mixed-income development adjacent to the BeltLine. The 40-acre site is on the south side of Englewood Avenue and located directly across the street from the Atlanta BeltLine’s Boulevard Crossing Park.

Herndon Square: The transformation of the former Herndon Homes public housing site will be a “walkable” and vibrant mixed-use district to support a broader neighborhood transformation. Adjacent to Georgia Tech in the English Avenue community, the project, which will break ground this year.

West Highlands: A community on the former Perry Homes public housing site will create equitable homeownership opportunity for mixed-income families initiative. This award-winning project sits within the Proctor Creek Watershed redevelopment area and provides quality living near the Bellwood Quarry.

Choice Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation: Atlanta Housing, Invest Atlanta and the City of Atlanta have launched a deferred forgivable loan program that provides up to $60,000 in federal funds to eligible Ashview Heights and Atlanta University Center homeowners for health and safety repairs on their home.

Bowen Design Competition: In partnership with the City of Atlanta and Invest Atlanta, Atlanta Housing will launch an innovative equitable and accessible housing-focused design competition for AH-owned land at the former Bowen Homes public housing site to develop innovative solutions along the Hollowell corridor.

Information: www.atlantahousing.org.

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