City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
18-O-1493
Adopted as Amended
Nov 4, 2019 1:00 PM

AN AMENDED ORDINANCE BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL TO APPROVE PROPERTIES PROVIDED BY THE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AS FEASIBLE FOR DEVELOPMENT AS OWNER-OCCUPIED AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNDER THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING HOMESTEADING PROGRAM; TO BE ADVERTISED AND DISPOSED OF BY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE X, DIVISION 4, SECTION 2-1189 AND CHAPTER 54, ARTICLE 4, SECTION 54-86; TO WAIVE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE PROCUREMENT AND REAL ESTATE CODE, CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES, ARTICLE X; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Planning and Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Community DevelopmentFunctions:Law - Jeff Haymore

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta (“City”) continues to experience an acute and growing affordable housing shortage that is causing great concern to many of the City’s residents; and

 

WHEREAS, the City recognizes that land acquisition costs are a challenge in developing affordable housing in the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to adopt a program to reduce land acquisition costs for housing developers in order to make it more feasible to produce units affordable to low-income households; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to O.C.G.A § 36-37-6 (e)(2)(C) the State of Georgia has enabled municipalities to dispose of real property outside of a sealed bidding process when such property is disposed of pursuant to a homesteading program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Atlanta City Council finds that the creation of the Affordable Housing Homesteading Program will constitute a significant benefit to the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Atlanta City Council adopted 17-O-1463 on November 6, 2017 to create the Affordable Housing Homesteading Program to develop affordable housing for low-income households.

 

NOW THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1:  The Properties shown in Exhibit A (“Properties”) are not useful to or needed by the City and are declared surplus.

 

SECTION 2:  The Office of Housing and Community Development determined that the Properties provided by the director of real estate portfolio were feasible for development as owner-occupied affordable housing according to the following criteria: (1) whether the property is large enough and of an appropriate shape for the development of one or more housing units; (2) whether utilities such as water, gas, and electricity would be available to one or more new housing units at the site; (3) whether the current zoning or land use designation of the parcel allows for residential uses; and (4) such other factors as the Office of Housing and Community Development deems necessary or appropriate, including the availability of property near public transit.

 

SECTION 3:  The Chief Procurement Officer or his designee is authorized to obtain a title report and a land survey of the Properties.

 

SECTION 4:  The Chief Procurement Officer or his designee is authorized to advertise and dispose of the Properties by request for proposals pursuant to Chapter 2, Article X, Division 4, Section 2-1189.

 

SECTION 5:  Section 2-1572 of the Procurement and Real Estate Code, City Code of Ordinances, Article X, is hereby waived for purposes of this ordinance only to allow for the conveyance of the Properties with the exact legal descriptions to be verified by survey, if necessary and agreed upon by the parties before conveyance  without competitive sealed bidding or the requirement for further authorization by the City Council to approve the conveyance of the Property, and to effectuate the purposes of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 6: The Mayor or her designee, on behalf of the City, is authorized to effectuate such transfer by executing quitclaim deeds of the Property without any representation or warranty, whatsoever, other than neither Grantor, nor any person or persons claiming under Grantor, shall at any time claim or demand any right, title or interest to said Properties or their appurtenances and subject to all other encumbrances including all recorded or unrecorded utility easements, and to execute all other documents necessary to effectuate the intent of this ordinance.

 

SECTION 7: That said deeds, instruments, or other documents shall not become binding upon the City, and the City shall incur neither obligation nor liability thereunder, until the same has been signed by the Mayor, attested to by the Municipal Clerk, and approved as to form by the City Attorney.

 

SECTION 8: That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are waived to the extent of the conflict only.


 

Meeting History

Aug 14, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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TO BE REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Joyce M Sheperd, District 12
SECONDER:Matt Westmoreland, Post 2 At- Large
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Aug 20, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Ivory Lee Young Jr., J. P. Matzigkeit
Aug 28, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Ivory Lee Young Jr., District 3
SECONDER:Joyce M Sheperd, District 12
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Sep 4, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 11, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 17, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 25, 2018 12:30 PM  Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 1, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 9, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
EXCUSED:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Oct 15, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 23, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
EXCUSED:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
Nov 5, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

Nov 13, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Nov 19, 2018 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 27, 2018 12:30 PM  Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [5 TO 0]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Amir R Farokhi, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Matt Westmoreland
EXCUSED:Ivory Lee Young Jr.
AWAY:Joyce M Sheperd
Dec 3, 2018 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 11, 2018 12:30 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 7, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 15, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jan 22, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 12, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
ABSENT:Michael Julian Bond
Feb 18, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 26, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
Mar 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 12, 2019 12:20 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Mar 18, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 26, 2019 12:15 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland
Apr 15, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 23, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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May 6, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 14, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown
May 20, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 28, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jun 3, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 11, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jun 17, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 25, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jul 1, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 9, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown
Aug 5, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 13, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Aug 19, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 27, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 3, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 10, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd, Matt Westmoreland, Antonio Brown
Sep 16, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 24, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 7, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 15, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 21, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 29, 2019 12:00 PM Video Community Development & Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [5 TO 0]
MOVER:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Chair, District 5
SECONDER:Dustin Hillis, District 9
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Michael Julian Bond, Dustin Hillis, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Antonio Brown
AWAY:Matt Westmoreland
Nov 4, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED AS AMENDED [13 TO 0]
MOVER:Andrea L. Boone, Councilmember, District 10
SECONDER:Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet
AWAY:Cleta Winslow, Joyce M Sheperd