This case study examines the demographics of Sandy Springs as well as the housing market. It outlines a a variety of possible affordable housing interventions.
Aug. 2017 City Council Meeting Minutes – Mayor announces desire to form task force
Brookhaven’s proposed Buford Highway Overlay zoning district will include an affordable housing mandate and apartment tenant protections as city leaders try to address gentrification of the corridor known for its international restaurants and immigrant residents.
The city of Atlanta issued a “Housing Affordability Action Plan” on June 25, this article lists the plan’s main goals and “initiatives”.
A number of major U.S. Cities are making a shift in single family zoning amid mounting crises over housing affordability, racial inequality and climate change, and beginning to incorporate more required workforce housing.
Brookhaven is the first city in metro Atlanta to adopt a mandatory citywide inclusionary zoning ordinance as one way to tackle housing affordability.