Just under half of city households spend 30 percent of their income on housing
Matthew Charles Cardinale
Tens of thousands of Atlanta households pay more than 30 percent of their income towards rent.
Realtors build a sturdy case.
National Association of Realtors
A "foreclosure tax" that would take effect in 2013 could mean a high tax bill for those facing foreclosure and millions of families who modified their mortgage or had a short sale through their lender.
Housing claim needs remodeling
"There is not one single federal housing program yet that has not needed a bailout to survive."
Better reach for your wallet
"The average homeowner spends more than $2,000 each year on energy costs – more than on either real estate taxes or homeowners insurance."
Glut of Property is Not the Only Problem
"We [the city of Atlanta] are overbuilt on housing."
Clayton officials claim on program's economic impact sounds right, but needs more back up
Clayton County has employed 1,300 people over the past seven months through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Former Atlanta tenants not flooding the 'burbs, research show
"Have the suburbs been inundated with former residents of Atlanta housing projects? Absolutely not."
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