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Legislative Update 4/27/21

Posted By: Denise Mcclary Government Affairs , Industry ,

Local and Housing

National rent index up 1.9% month over month, 2.3% year over year. Hard-hit urban markets rebounding, mid-size markets continue to boom

https://www.apartmentlist.com/research/national-rent-data

 

Investors on “crazy” Atlanta apartment shopping spree

https://www.bisnow.com/atlanta/news/multifamily/pandemic-economy-what-pandemic-economy-investors-paying-even-more-for-apartments-this-year-108644

 

20 unit apartment buildings being redeveloped into 40 affordable studio units near the BeltLine with loan from Atlanta Affordable Housing Fund

https://urbanize.city/atlanta/post/affordable-housing-apartments-homes-westside-beltline-hunter-hills

 

Urban Institute study says homeownership will decline without zoning changes

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2021/04/27/racial-homeownership-gap-georgia.html

 

State

Changes could be coming to Stone Mountain Park including renaming lake, relocating flags

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/dekalb-county/changes-could-be-coming-stone-mountain-park-including-renaming-lake-removing-confederate-flags/GCCFYGJQPBCOXMDTFDWZPD5RNI/

 

Airbnb tax law signed by Governor. Short term rental companies also now have to collect the $5 per night tax owed for hotel/motel stays

https://www.ajc.com/politics/airbnb-tax-signed-into-law-in-georgia-by-gov-kemp/7MDXIINCZNCDDOANF26MY55RDQ/

 

17 year cicada brood will emerge soon, mostly in north Georgia

https://www.wabe.org/the-17-year-cicadas-will-soon-emerge-a-ga-professor-wants-to-know-if-you-see-them/

 

National

CDC says its safe for vaccinated people to unmask outdoors

https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/550375-cdc-says-it-is-safe-for-vaccinated-people-to-unmask-outdoors

 

Six states will gain congressional districts, seven states will lose a district according to Census Bureau data released yesterday

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/550327-six-states-to-gain-house-seats

 

Seth Daniels

Government Affairs Representative

Cell: 478-737-9412

8601 Dunwoody Place Suite 318

Atlanta, Ga 30350

sdaniels@atl-apt.org

www.atl-apt.org