Registration is now open for the announcement of the ATL Challenge competition finalists on Thursday, January 26 from 9 – 11 am. Continue to the full post by clicking below for more information on the event agenda and logistics.
By: Michael A. Spotts, Enterprise Community Partners
The ATL Challenge Request for Ideas seeks innovative proposals to preserve affordable housing from both individual organizations and partnerships.
Building off the November 3 launch event, the organizers of the ATL Challenge will host an informational Live Online Event on November 17. (Update – 11/21/2016: Watch the archived webinar)
On November 3, the ATL Challenge launch event was held at the Southface Energy Institute. The event featured a keynote speech by Councilman Andre Dickens, as well as a practitioner panel featuring experts from across the region. Presentations and materials from the event can be found below and at the Preservation Challenge.
On November 3, the organizers of Atlanta’s Affordable Housing Preservation Challenge (ATL Challenge) released a Request for Ideas (RFI) Phase 1 of the competition. The ATL Challenge RFI seeks innovative, implementable proposals to strengthen the tools available for the acquisition and preservation of affordable rental homes across the Atlanta region and the state’s other urban areas. An expert selection panel will review proposals and select up to three to advance to Phase 2 and receive up to $10,000 to conduct additional due diligence and feasibility analysis. One proposal will be selected to receive up to $70,000 in implementation resources. Phase 1 proposals are due on January 6.