Renee Glover's decision to quit her post as head of the Atlanta Housing Authority after 17 years at its helm has surprised casual political observers but signaled veteran housing experts that Glover is finally being pressured out of office by a coalition of public housing tenant leaders allied with ...
Atlanta became the first urban center to corner grants from the new HOPE VI program in 1994 when Atlanta Housing Authority CEO Rene Glover assumed the post. Glover managed to lure private money to match the
A month after more than 30,000 Sec. 8 housing voucher hopefuls besieged a suburban Atlanta housing authority for a handful of available vouchers, Georgia authorities initiate a crackdown on Sec.
Georgia and federal authorities have arrested dozens of people who claimed Sec. 8 housing subsidies they were not entitled to receive. A total of 80 people across the state were targeted for fraud
Augusta, GA Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Mason wants to press the Augusta Housing Authority to keep tabs on its Sec. 8 tenants following the closing of two of the city's public housing complexes
About 30,000 Sec. 8 housing voucher hopefuls besieged East Point Housing Authority in a suburban Atlanta, GA shopping center where agency officials were distributing applications for about 655 units of subsidized
As part of the Build Brigade coordinated by the nonprofit group Homes for Our Troops, DaVinci Bellaforte synthetic roofing tiles were installed on the specially-adapted home for Cpl. Joshua Lindsay, a paraplegic as a result of an attack on his Army battalion in Iraq, in 2005.
Georgia State Sen. Bill Cowsert is tapped to shepherd legislation to create a special unit in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to probe mortgage fraud crimes
In 1996, Atlanta, GA became the first city to apply the HOPE VI program to convert its large public housing projects -- the city is the site of the nation's first public housing project in 1936 -- into mixed-