Archive for April, 2011

NPU-T: NPU Meeting Reminder-Wednesday

Good day community!!
I hope you are all well and enjoying this beautiful weather 🙂  Be sure to add our NPU-T meeting to your calendar of events this week- it’s imperative you participate in our zoning and land use changes!
Please, do not continue to allow a few of us to make decisions for the hundreds!

Bring a neighbor and come out Wednesday April 13th at 7PM 1444 Lucile Ave, KIPP Strive Academy . This month we’ll have cold water and snacks 🙂

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2012 Grant Application

Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young, Jr. ‘Keeping You Informed.”




On March 10, 2011, the Office of Grants Management kicked off the City’s 2012 HUD grant application process by holding a technical assistance workshop for applicants interested in applying for funding under the 2012 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) programs.  During the workshop the public was provided general information on the purpose of the four grant programs, the pre-qualification criteria for submitting application and attendees were provided one-on-one assistance on preparing and submitting quality applications.  Attendees were also briefed on the possible grant cuts based on pending Congressional actions.


Copies of the application and instructions were distributed.  All applications are due Monday, May 16, 2011 no later than 4:00 pm to the Office of Grants Management, 68 Mitchell Street, Suite 15100, Atlanta, Georgia 30335.  Applicants who have questions or need technical assistance can contact the Office of Grants Management at 404-330-6112 or


    Applications and instructions can be downloaded at the following sites:



James B. Talley, Director

Office of Grants Management

Department of Finance

City of Atlanta

404.330.6644- Phone

404.546-9757- eFax


“The Department of Finance…because customer service is important to us.”


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Mayor Kasim Reed’s Center For Hope

A Few Good Facilitators Needed
Mayor Kasim Reed’s Centers of Hope – “Mentoring Atlanta” have partnered with the City of Atlanta Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs to implement its Service Learning Mentoring Program at 20 Atlanta community centers in support of the Mayor’s Centers of Hope Initiative.  “Mentoring Atlanta” Service Learning Mentoring engages young people as leaders, the community as a classroom, and local needs as subject matter. 
Click the following link to learn how you can assist with this critically needed programin your community.

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ATLANTA – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Southeast Regional Administrator Ed Jennings Jr.,  will announced that Atlanta is among 17 cities to be awarded the first Planning Grant funding through the Department’s new Choice Neighborhoods Initiative.  Atlanta was awarded $250,000 to transform the Atlanta University Center Neighborhood into new viable and sustainable mixed-income and mixed-use neighborhood (see attached project summary).


Location of the Event – Ashley College Town Residential Community

NOTE:  The actual event will take place in the Community Club House located at the corner of Sells Avenue and Peeples Street (In the vicinity of Morehouse College Football Stadium).

Ashley College Town Rental Office Location: 

387 Joseph E. Lowry Boulevard, SW; Atlanta, GA 30310; (404) 755-8177

Ashley College Town is a mixed income, mixed use “college town” type community of 800 mid-rise and garden-style apartments.  This is the former Harris Homes Public Housing Development.



Emma H. Newsome

HUD – Atlanta Regional Office

Office of the Regional Administrator

Telephone:  678-732-2448

Fax: 404-331-4020

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