Eliminating Housing Instability in Atlanta
Some 50 percent of renters in metro Atlanta pay more than 30 percent of their monthly income on rent. At the current rate that we are building affordable housing, it would take more than 200 years before we could end housing insecurity in this country.
Did You Know?
Access to affordable housing isn’t the only challenge. Atlanta ranks second-to-last in economic mobility in the nation.
However, each year a child spends in a neighborhood with more opportunities – as opposed to a high-poverty neighborhood – increases her chance of going to college, decreases her chances of becoming a single parent and increases her expected earnings as an adult.
Preserving Naturally-Occurring Housing Affordability in Metro Atlanta Neighborhoods
To support metro Atlanta in addressing its affordability challenge, this report explores the following research question: How can Metro Atlanta leverage currently unsubsidized, naturally-occurring affordable housing to support affordable opportunity for low-income families? Learn more from this in-depth analysis.