Atlanta Development Authority (ADA)
The Atlanta Development Authority (ADA) promotes revitalization and growth in Atlanta through comprehensive and centralized programs focusing on community development; and focuses on improving Atlanta neighborhoods and the quality of life for all of its citizens.
Atlanta Housing Association of Neighborhood-based Developers (AHAND)
The Atlanta Housing Association of Neighborhood-based Developers (AHAND) is dedicated to improving the quality of life in under-served neighborhoods through the support of Community Economic Development and affordable housing activities.
Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA)
The Atlanta Housing Authority provides access to low-cost rental housing, including subsidized and Section 8 housing for income eligible persons.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc (ALAS)
The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. (ALAS) provides free legal assistance to very-low income individuals in civil (non-criminal) cases in Fulton, Dekalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, and Clayton counties. ALAS handles, among other cases, landlord/tenant disputes, eviction warrants, landlord repair/maintenance issues, as well as cases involving fraud against homeowners and possible foreclosures.
The Atlanta ToolBank
The Atlanta ToolBank lends tools and distributes affordable materials to qualified non-profits and neighborhood organizations; and the Home Repair Program utilizes volunteers, donated materials, and community expertise to keep existing homeowners warm, safe, and dry.
City of Atlanta Bureau of Buildings
Contact the Bureau of Buildings for issues relating to zoning (businesses in residentially zoned areas), building permits, arborist (trees on private property)or electrical, HVAC, and plumbing inspections.
City of Atlanta Bureau of Housing
Contact the Bureau of Housing for additional information regarding the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program, Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program, and Housing Assistance programs.
City of Atlanta Police Department
APD works with the Bureau of Code Compliance in addressing noise and curfew violations, drug houses, persons found on a placarded property, vehicles on the street, and all other emergency situations.
City of Atlanta Dept. of Public Works
Contact the Department of Public Works for information regarding garbage collection, trash on the street or sidewalk, dead animals, landfills, disposal of yard trimmings, and street and sidewalk repairs.
City of Atlanta Urban Design Commission
For information regarding historical properties contact the Atlanta Urban Design Commission.
Habitat for Humanity
Contact Habitat for Humanity for information regarding building homes for low-income families.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Contact the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for information regarding housing and financial assistance.
Metro Fair Housing (Tenants Rights)
Contact Metro Fair Housing for information regarding housing discrimination and tenants rights.
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta
Contact the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta for possible assistance with Rehabilitation of Owner-Occupied Property.