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Commentary: Atlanta needs more affordable housing, but the city’s plan is short on dollars and details
Georgia State professor Dan Immergluck on why the city of Atlanta's new Housing Affordability Action Plan falls short of what the city needs to address a growing housing affordability crisis.
The Pad on Harvard—a mixed-use project hoping to capitalize on ITP migration and recent investment around Atlanta’s airport—is College Park’s first new mid-rise project in four decades.
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"History shows that affordable communities today may not be affordable tomorrow."
I've read a lot of stories over the past year pointing out that, in several U.S. cities, it is now cheaper to buy a home than it is rent one. Because these sort of statistics are usually generated using city-wide averages, I assumed the "buying is cheaper than renting" condition was true only if you have good enough credit to obtain a mortgage at the lowest rates.