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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR GEORGIA STORM VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Georgia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.

Administrative manager made over $35,000 in personal charges on Covington Housing Authority credit card

Erica D. Morris has been charged with making more than $35,000 in personal purchases on a merchant credit card that the Covington Housing Authority issued her for work-related purchases.

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases August 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its August 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.

EPA Awards Research Grant to Georgia Environmental Protection Division for Water Quality Monitoring Project

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) will receive funding for the “Low-Cost Sensors for Real-Time Continuous Water Quality Monitoring” project.  Nationally, funding was given to research projects addressing priority environmental and human health problems in 14 states through partnerships between EPA’s research office, regional offices, and states.
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The Atlanta REALTORS® Association and FMLS to Host Annual Trade Show

Over 3,000 professionals will gather at the Cobb Galleria Centre on Thursday, August 24th for the 17th year of Showcase, the Southeast's premier residential Real Estate Trade Show, presented by the Atlanta REALTORS® Association and FMLS. Each year, the Trade Show brings together REALTORS®, real estate professionals and affiliated industries on a single day and features a broad selection of essential industry seminars from national and regional speakers, industry items, services, and business tools.
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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases June 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its June 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.
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Atlanta REALTORS® Association Holds Public Town Hall For Sandy Springs

The Atlanta REALTORS® Association held a town hall event for over a hundred residents of Sandy Springs on July 11th. The event was hosted at the Sandy Springs offices of the association, which has been located in Sandy Springs since 1989.

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases April 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its April 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties

THE TRUMP BUDGET: A BAD DEAL FOR GEORGIA’S SECOND CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Throughout my career in Congress I have maintained a reputation for working across the aisle to craft and enact sensible policies and sensible budgets on a bipartisan basis. My only litmus test has been whether a particular bill, budget, resolution, or other action will improve the lives of the hard working people of the Second Congressional District of Georgia. This principle has guided my actions since I was elected to Congress 24 years ago.

CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE HARMS INNOCENT AMERICANS

This op ed by Congressman Collins (R-Ga.) first appeared in RealClear Policy on April 14, 2017. Reason tells us that government poses no threat to law-abiding citizens—that local and federal authorities are primarily necessary to protect society from mischief makers.

Atlanta REALTORS® Association Celebrates 2016 Top Producers

Presenters at the Atlanta REALTORS® Association's Annual Top Producers Gala, held March 18, 2017, included (l-r): Jean Rawls, Scott Askew, Charlotte Sears, Ro Preisinger, David Tufts, Glennis Beacham, Bill Rawlings, Dan Forsman, Jenni Bonura, and Lisa Johnson.

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases February 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its February 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.
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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases January 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its January 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.

Atlanta REALTORS® Releases December 2016 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its December 2016 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.

Six Georgia Communities Selected for State Housing Program

Six Georgia communities have been newly selected to receive assistance with their housing needs through the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing (GICH), a public-private initiative that helps communities strategically grow their economies through housing-related solutions. Bartow County and the Cities of Commerce, Dublin, Fairburn, Warrenton and Union City will begin the three-year program in February.

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR GEORGIA STORM VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Georgia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.