Delayed Opening

The Athens Housing Authority will be on a two-hour delayed opening schedule on Tues., Dec. 11, 2018.

 

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Equal Housing Opportunity LogoThe federal Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, color, national origin, religion, familial status, gender, and disability. The Fair Housing Act ensures that all persons receive equal housing opportunity. For more information about the Fair Housing Act and your rights, go to www.hud.gov/offices/fheo.

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Board of Commissioners Planning Retreat

The Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold a planning retreat beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Thurs, Dec. 6, 2018, through approximately 1 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 8, 2018. The retreat will be held at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort located at 4021 Lakeview Dr., Stone Mountain, GA. This retreat is being held for the purpose of planning only. Neither official actions nor resolutions will be considered during this meeting.

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Athens Wellbeing Project Survey

 

 

Athens Wellbeing Project volunteers and staff will visit Athens Housing Authority neighborhoods through January in an effort to reach as many residents to complete a community survey.  The Athens Wellbeing Project is a collaboration of the Athens Clarke County Unified Government, ACC Police Department, Clarke County School District, Athens Area Foundation, United Way of NEGA, Piedmont Athens Regional, St. Mary’s Healthcare, Athens Housing Authority, and the University of Georgia.

Survey questions are to help guide decisions about the improved delivery of services for the community.  The first phase of the survey was conducted in the fall of 2016.  From that first survey, programs have already been developed.  For instance, many individuals and families experienced areas of food insecurity.  These are areas of the community in which families lack access to food stores as they live a distance from full-service grocery stores.  The Athens Land Trust and St. Mary’s Healthcare created the Mobile Food Pantry as a way to bring fresh foods to neighborhoods and provide recipes, food tastings and nutrition facts.  Medical residents from St. Mary’s discuss healthcare issues during these meetings.  Other survey questions helped guide CCSD with developing programs for parents and youth on success in school.  In addition, Envision Athens is also reviewing data in order to develop community priorities.

The first survey and the newest one will assist in defining community needs in the areas of health, housing, education, community safety and civic vitality.  The survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and is very important in order for citizens to provide feedback about important community issues.    We encourage AHA families to access the survey by going to www.athenswelbeingproject.org  and taking the survey online or by answering a knock at your door and taking the time to answer the surveyor’s questions.  This is a great opportunity for AHA residents to be heard and to help develop ideas about the future of the Athens Community.

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November Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold the regular board meeting on Thurs., November 15, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.  Immediately following the meeting, affiliated organization,  Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc., will convene.

All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

 

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October Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold the regular board meeting on Tues., October 30, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.  Immediately following the meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc., will convene.

All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

 

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September Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold the regular board meeting on Tues., Sept. 25, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.  Immediately following the meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc., will convene.

All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

 

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August Board of Commissioners Meeting

The Athens Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will hold the regular board meeting on Thurs., Aug. 30, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.  Immediately following the meeting, affiliated organization, Athens Housing Redevelopment, Inc., will convene.

All meetings are held at the Athens Housing Authority office located at 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens GA.

 

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