Fulton County and Atlanta Invite Review of 2020 Analysis of Barriers to Fair Housing

Fair Housing Report

Fulton County and Atlanta Invite Review of 2020 Analysis of Barriers to Fair Housing

June 23, 2020
Public comment open from June 24 –August 5
The City of Atlanta, Department of Grants and Community Development and Fulton County, Department of Community Development invite members of the public to review and offer comments on their joint 2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.

The City and County receive federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that requires them to periodically conduct a fair housing study known an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI). The AI studies the following” patterns of integration and segregation; racially and ethnically concentrated areas of poverty; disparities in access to opportunity; and disproportionate housing needs. Based on the findings of this research, the report proposes fair and affordable housing strategies to overcome the identified fair housing issues or impediments.

The fair housing report will be available for public review and comment from June 24 to July 24, 2020. The document may be downloaded from the project website at the links provided below or may be viewed at the County’s Department of Community Development (137 Peachtree Street SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303). Residents may download from the Project Website at www.AtlantaConPlan.com or www.FultonCountyConPlan.com.

A Public Hearing will be held as part of the Board of Commissioners Meeting on Wednesday, August 5 at 10 a.m. at the Fulton County Government Center, 141 Pryor Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303. Citizens attending the meeting may voice their opinions during the public comment portion of the meeting.

The City and County will also receive comments via email, mail, and phone until 5:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, July 24, 2020. Comments regarding the report may be emailed to info@mosaiccommunityplanning.com; mailed or physically delivered to Fulton County Department of Community Development, ATTN: Consolidated Plan, 137 Peachtree Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30303; or called in to 404-330-6390.

The City of Atlanta and Fulton County do not discriminate based on disability in admission to, access to, or the operations of their programs, services, or activities. Individuals who need assistance should contact the City’s Office of Enterprise Assets Management at (404) 330-6225, TDD 404-658-6877 or Georgia Relay 7-1-1 (404-330-6763).