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Housing Solutions Lab

Helping cities plan, launch, and evaluate equitable housing policies


Atlanta skyline With support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Atlanta was a part of the Housing Solutions Lab’s Large City Peer Network. The Network brought housing officials and leaders from 10 cities together to share information about how they were responding to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and associated housing challenges.

Atlanta was also a participant in the Local Housing Solutions Institute, an intensive program of seminars, strategic consultation, and team-building designed to help cities and counties refine and strengthen their housing strategies. With funding from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, LHSI participants convened for a weeklong in-person retreat in 2019.

lhs-case-study Addressing legacy resident displacement in Atlanta, features the Atlanta Land Trust (ALT), a CLT founded to address homeownership affordability and legacy resident displacement along the Atlanta BeltLine.

lhs-strategy-profile Read more about Atlanta’s strategy to make housing more affordable and equitable.

Analyze IconAccording to our Housing Needs Assessment Tool homeownership rates changed unevenly by race and ethnicity in Atlanta between 2010 and 2020.

Line chart showing increasing Asian and Hispanic homeownership rate, declining white and Black homeownership rate, and volatile rate for other racial/ethnic categories

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