Govt Affairs News Clips 5.26.21

Posted By: Denise Mcclary Government Affairs , Industry ,

Local and Housing

A fraction of the $45 Billion federal rent relief has been distributed, per Vox report  

https://www.bisnow.com/national/news/multifamily/federal-rent-relief-not-getting-to-tenants-eviction-moratorium-almost-dead-109016

 

Northwest BeltLine trail route could be recommended by November, ABI says they have a “healthy budget” for acquisitions with anticipated revenues from SSD

https://reporternewspapers.net/2021/05/24/beltlines-northwest-trail-route-could-be-recommended-by-november-transit-study-still-to-come/

 

NMHC breaks down the eviction equations

https://www.multifamilyexecutive.com/business-finance/commentary/nmhc-breaks-down-the-eviction-equation_o

 

State

Kemp bans “vaccine passports” for state agencies and properties

https://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/local/gov-brian-kemp-bans-vaccine-passports-in-georgia/article_60596e02-bd80-11eb-be09-27ff70078cdd.html

 

Largest cargo container ship to ever visit the East Coast stops at Port of Savannah

https://www.wrbl.com/news/georgia-news/watch-largest-container-ship-to-visit-the-east-coast-makes-savannah-stop/

 

Athens-Clarke Commission proceeds, glacially, with mimicking Gwinnett’s Project RESET rent relief and eviction diversion program

https://flagpole.com/news/city-dope/2021/05/26/vote-on-eviction-program-reveals-rift-among-commissioners/

 

National

Amazon will buy MGM Studios for $8.45 billion

https://thehill.com/policy/technology/555468-amazon-to-buy-mgm-studios-for-845-billion

 

Japanese newspaper, Tokyo medical association call for delayed Olympics to be cancelled again because of coronavirus

https://thehill.com/policy/international/555490-top-japanese-paper-calls-for-olympics-cancellation

 

Seth Daniels

Government Affairs Representative

Cell: 478-737-9412

8601 Dunwoody Place Suite 318

Atlanta, Ga 30350

sdaniels@atl-apt.org

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