The Atlanta Regional Commission assists local governments, nonprofit organizations, and other stakeholders to better understand the region’s housing challenges and explore potential solutions through leadership programs, data resources, planning and technical assistance.

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Local Leadership Housing Action Committee (LLHAC)

Elected leaders meet over a one-year course to explore the region’s housing challenges and identify their leadership roles for affordable housing in their communities and Metro Atlanta.

Metro Atlanta Housing Strategy

An interactive digital toolkit that provides detailed information and data about the region’s housing market to the neighborhood level and offers a set of actionable steps local communities can take to address their housing challenges.

Atlanta Regional Housing Forum

A quarterly educational event designed to engage affordable housing and community development stakeholders from a broad cross-section of audiences.

Housing Planning and Technical Assistance

ARC offers a variety of planning activities and assistance for communities to understand and impact housing in the region.

Fostering Quality, Affordable Housing

Building from the regional vision of “One Great Region” and the vision and goals of CEDs, Housing in the Atlanta Region should promote economic resiliency and prosperity for all residents and communities in the region, reinforce equity, and support innovation.

To help implement this vision, the Atlanta Regional Commission assists the 11-County Economic Development District (EDD) in:

Increasing the availability of quality, affordable housing will help the entire region thrive by providing a stable economy, better quality of life, greater opportunities for reduced inequality, and reduced traffic congestion.