DCA to co-sponsor Atlanta Affordable Housing Preservation Challenge

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is co-sponsoring a competition to foster creative solutions to today’s housing needs.  Organized in conjunction with Georgia ACT and Enterprise Community Partners, and sponsored by the JP Morgan Chase Foundation, the Preservation Challenge is an idea competition to generate innovative, implementable proposals that will help preserve affordable housing in the Atlanta region and throughout Georgia’s urban centers

Notice of Funding Availability

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will release a grant application on September 1, 2016, for approximately $3 million in new Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) grants. The Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) uses a portion of  DCA's HOME funds to assist local governments, nonprofit organizations, and public housing authorities to address the needs of affordable housing development in their communities.

City of Atlanta Offers Grace Period for Commercial Building Owners to Meet Benchmarking Obligations

The City of Atlanta is offering a grace period for commercial building owners who missed the July deadline to submit energy and water benchmarking data. The grace period ends on September 21.

EPA and City of Atlanta to Hold the 3rd Annual Earth Day Rally at...

In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day, EPA Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will join Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Egypt Sherrod, the star of HGTV’s highly rated “Property Virgins” and author of “Keep Calm…It’s Just Real Estate: Your No-Stress Guide to Buying a Home” at the Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center Courtyard to host the 2015 Earth Day Cleanup Challenge Rally.

Fall Festival Client Appreciation Day, Roswell, Georgia

Alpharetta, GA - October 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Come to our Fall Festival Client Appreciation Day, Roswell, Georgia and celebrate the cooler weather, changing leaves and the autumn season. Fall doesn't merely mean Halloween happenings; this time of year is also ripe for colorful festivals, focused on everything from apples to pumpkins!

Harry Norman, REALTORS® Partners with the 2013 Druid Hills Home & Garden Tour: April...

ATLANTA, GA - April 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Druid Hills Civic Association is gearing up for another year of the annual Druid Hills Home and Garden Tour, April 19-21, 2013. The premier tour of homes and gardens in Atlanta, the tour celebrates the evolution of the architecture and design of the Druid Hills neighborhood. The tour will feature five phenomenal homes, including Diana and Andrew Farley’s home at 886 Lullwater Road, which will be hosted by Harry Norman docents. The tour will also feature the lush Parkwood Gardens Park on West Parkwood Road and the Lullwater Conservation Garden at 926 Lullwater Road.

Congressman David Scott Announces Help for Homeowners Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott [GA-13], in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is pleased to announce the upcoming Making Home Affordable “Help for Homeowners Event” in Atlanta on Friday, January 25, 2013. Homeowners who are struggling to make mortgage payments or refinance should attend to meet in-person with mortgage servicers and HUD-approved housing counselors for assistance at no cost.

Georgia REALTORS® Can Attend NAR’s REALTOR® Expo for FREE this Fall

July 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attend the REALTORS® Expo, November 9-12, in Orlando, FL for free. As a Georgia REALTOR®, you have complimentary access to 400 exhibitors at real estate’s largest trade show. Plus network with 20,000 real estate professionals and guests in specialty pavilions and at networking events taking place on the show floor. Register at and enter promo code GEORGIA. Make sure to choose the “trade show only” pass option when you register.

Congressman David Scott Announces “Help for Homeowners Community Events”

Washington, DC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott [GA-13], in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will host the powerful two-day “Help for Homeowners Community Events” on Friday, June 17, 11am-7:30pm and Saturday, June 18, 9am-3pm. These events will take place at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.

Atlanta Congressmen Join Forces with HUD and Treasury to Prevent Home Foreclosures

Atlanta, GA - July 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressmen John Lewis, David Scott, and Hank Johnson are proud to announce their upcoming event to assist Atlanta area homeowners who may be struggling with their mortgages. The three members are joining forces with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, The Hope Now Alliance and NeighborWorks America for the "Help for Homeowners" project scheduled for Friday, July 30th 1:00PM to 7:30PM and Saturday, July 31st from 8:30AM to 3:00PM, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will also be in attendance on Saturday, July 31st.

Mortgage Assistance Event July 30-31

Washington, DC - July 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott invites you to attend the Help For Homeowners Community Event sponsored by the US Departments of Treasury and HUD.

Prudential Georgia Realty Opens New Atlanta Real Estate Office

Atlanta, GA - May 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential Georgia Realty opens new Atlanta real estateoffice in Buckhead. The 5,000+ square foot space is located at 3221 Peachtree Road, a block south of the Piedmont Road and Peachtree Road intersection,in the heart of Buckhead. More than 30 agents and staff, lead by Buckheadnative and Managing Broker Bill Murray, moved into the space in April. Anofficial ribbon-cutting and grand opening will be held Thursday, May 20th, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Public Meetings Scheduled Regarding Changes in DNR Land Operations

May 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division is considering changes relating to the marketing of recreational opportunities on lands owned and managed by the Department. These changes may include: charging fees at DNR-managed properties and facilities, classification of DNR-managed properties, and diversifying recreational opportunities on DNR-managed properties. The Department has scheduled four (4) public meetings across the state to provide the public an opportunity to offer input on these changes for consideration. Those interested are encouraged to bring these meetings to the attention of others that also may be interested in participating

Trick Or Treat FEMA’s Georgia Rebuilding Specialists At Lowe’s

ATLANTA, GA - November 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be providing Georgians with disaster-resistance advice as they move to new outreach locations throughout disaster-impacted counties.

Workshops Help Make Homes More Resistant To Flooding

ATLANTA, GA - October 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Georgia property owners in flood-prone areas can get free advice on making their structures disaster resistant. Informal workshops are being held at home improvement stores and hardware stores in Cobb, Walker and DeKalb counties


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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