Carmen Chubb with Columbia Residential on Radio

Columbia Residential: Transforming the Face of Atlanta

Carmen Chubb, President of Columbia Residential joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio show to discuss the importance of affordable housing in the metro area. Chubb sits down with show host Carol Morgan and touches on the company’s partnership with Atlanta’s mayor. A repeat guest, the last time Chubb was a guest on the podcast, she had just joined Columbia Residential.[...]

US housing economy

US Housing Market Insights from Dr. Robert Dietz

Dr. Robert Dietz, Chief Economist of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), recently addressed the public affairs and communications committee at the fall leadership meetings in Palm Springs, California, sharing information on the US Housing Market. As an active member of NAHB, I am fortunate to chair public affairs for NAHB this year and have the opportunity to hear[...]

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Affordable Housing Announcement

Atlanta Launches Historic $200M Program for Affordable Housing

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta President and CEO Frank Fernandez have announced a groundbreaking initiative to provide affordable quality housing for all residents of Atlanta. The initiative is a result of a $200 million investment in public and philanthropic resources, which represents an unprecedented opportunity to build and preserve affordable housing in the city. Mayor Dickens[...]

Proposed Development Plan Rendering for Murphy Crossing ABI Project

Atlanta BeltLine Murphy Crossing Redevelopment Finalist Announced

Well on its way to completing a banner year in 2022, the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) recently unveiled the finalist of its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Murphy Crossing redevelopment project, moving the organization closer to realizing the 20-acre venture. Situated at 1050 Murphy Avenue, Murphy Crossing is a highly anticipated project in the southwest corner of Atlanta. A real[...]

Atlanta BeltLine Exterior Trail to Promote Affordable Housing

Atlanta BeltLine Supports Capitol View Affordable Housing Initiative

Prestwick Development Company and Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc. (ANDP) announced a new affordable workforce housing initiative at 1055 Arden Avenue SW in the city’s Capitol View neighborhood. Thanks to the generous support of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and Invest Atlanta, a total of $2 million will go towards the project through the BeltLine Affordable Housing Trust Fund. The fantastic contribution to the city’s affordable[...]

Graph depicting unaffordable Atlanta housing

Are Atlanta Homes Unaffordable?

Atlanta Homes Unaffordable According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Metro Atlanta's median home price in May set a new record at $430,000 making Atlanta homes unaffordable according to First Multiple Listing Service data. And this month, the 30-year, fixed rate surpassed 6% for mortgages for the first time since before the Great Recession. This means that the 22 metro area[...]

Atlanta BeltLine Affordable Housing

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Surpasses 2022 Affordable Housing Goal

After countless remarkable affordable housing ventures, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) surpassed its 2022 goal in just four months. With a mission to provide 5,600 units of affordable housing by 2030, the organization is well on its way to completing its goal ahead of schedule. As of April 2022, ABI has provided 373 economic housing units within the BeltLine Tax Allocation District (TAD), exceeding[...]

ABI Celebrates Opening of Parkside

Parkside Provides 182 Affordable Housing Units on Atlanta BeltLine

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) alongside Prestwick Development Company celebrated the opening of Parkside on Atlanta’s Westside with a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony. The development allows ABI to exceed 50% of its affordable housing goal in Q2 of this year. “At the end of the day, it’s about the people,” ABI President and CEO Clyde Higgs said. “This brick and metal and wood that[...]

Carmen Chubb with Columbia Residential on Radio

Columbia Residential Increases Atlanta Affordable Housing Options

President Carmen Chubb with Columbia Residential joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast to discuss the importance of DEI and share the company’s mission to provide affordable housing in underserved markets across the metro Atlanta area. Chubb joins host Carol Morgan on the All About Real Estate segment. A native Atlantan, Chubb’s entire career has been based in affordable housing.[...]

Skyline Apartments

Atlanta BeltLine Contributes to Affordable Apartments

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) contributed $2 million towards Skyline Apartments, 250 affordable housing units set to rise at 1090 Hank Aaron Drive in south Atlanta. The financial closing, which took place on February 18th, puts ABI at 53% of its affordable housing goal of 5,600 units in the BeltLine TAD as outlined in the 2005 founding legislation. Situated directly on the Southside[...]