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Box 18, Folder 8, Complete Folder

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_018_008.pdf
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  • Title: Box 18, Folder 8, Complete Folder
  • Text: BETTER HOUSING COMMISSION Committee Room #1 City Hall May 23, 1967 A special meeting of the Better Housing Commission was called to order at 1:30 P.M. by Mr. B. A. Martin, Chairman. Upon invitation from Mr. Martin, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Philmer of HUD were present at this meeting. Mr. Johnson and Mr. Philmer were present to explain Section 312 Loans and 314 Grants which apply only to owners in federally assisted Urban Renewal Projects or Code Enforcement Project areas. They are not available to owners outside of Urban Renewal Projects. The Committee further discussed the possibilities of financial assistance to cases of hardship, where the owner occupants are subject to Housing Code notice to repair or demolish. Out of this discussion came the resolution (copy attached) to be presented to Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. Members Present Mr. B. A. Martin Dr . Sidney L. Davis Mr. William Alex ander Mr. Ha rold Dawson Mr. John Cherry Mr . Herbert Millkey �A RESOLUTION BY: BETTER HOUSING COMMISSION A special called meeting of the Better Housing Commission, held at City Hall on May 23, 1967, did by unanimous vote, adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, the Better Housing Commission has for six years functioned as an appellate board for citizens of this community and these appeals result from Housing Code notices to e f fect repairs and improvements to various properties and, WHEREAS, these appeals are generally from owner occupants and relate to f inancial hardship and inability to effect necessary repairs or improvements and extending additional time or suspending the Housing Code notice does not overcome bad housing conditions, and, WHEREAS, continued ex istence of substandard housing poses a threat to the health, safety and welfare of the occupants and the pe ople of the City and, WHEREAS, such substandard housing conditions can be overcome i f adequate f inancial a s sis tance is made available , NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen be reques t ed to investigate the possibility of providing long-term, low inte rest bearing loans to des erving property owner s for the purpos e of correct i ng substandard housing conditions or for the City to purchase properties for demolition purpos e s; each individual case must have the unanimous approval o f the Bet ter Hous ing Commi s sion, Be it a l s o r es olved t h at a c opy of t h is res olution be de l i v ered t o Ivan Allen, Jr., Mayor of the City of Atlanta. 143.215.248.55 �
  • Tags: Box 18, Box 18 Folder 8, Folder topic: Better Housing Commission | 1967
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: December 29, 2017

Box 18, Folder 8, Document 2

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_018_008_002.pdf
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  • Title: Box 18, Folder 8, Document 2
  • Text: A RESOLUTION BY: BETTER HOUSING COMMISSION A special called meeting of the Better Housing Commission, held at City Hall on May 23, 1967, did by unanimous vote, adopt the following resolution: WHEREAS, the Better Housing Commission has for six years functioned as an appellate board for citizens of this community and these appeals result from Housing Code notices to e f fect repairs and improvements to various properties and, WHEREAS, these appeals are generally from owner occupants and relate to f inancial hardship and inability to effect necessary repairs or improvements and extending additional time or suspending the Housing Code notice does not overcome bad housing conditions, and, WHEREAS, continued ex istence of substandard housing poses a threat to the health, safety and welfare of the occupants and the pe ople of the City and, WHEREAS, such substandard housing conditions can be overcome i f adequate f inancial a s sis tance is made available , NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen be reques t ed to investigate the possibility of providing long-term, low inte rest bearing loans to des erving property owner s for the purpos e of correct i ng substandard housing conditions or for the City to purchase properties for demolition purpos e s; each individual case must have the unanimous approval o f the Bet ter Hous ing Commi s sion, Be it a l s o r es olved t h at a c opy of t h is res olution be de l i v ered t o Ivan Allen, Jr., Mayor of the City of Atlanta. 143.215.248.55 �
  • Tags: Box 18, Box 18 Folder 8, Folder topic: Better Housing Commission | 1967
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: December 29, 2017

Box 18, Folder 8, Document 1

http://allenarchive.iac.gatech.edu/originals/ahc_CAR_015_018_008_001.pdf
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  • Title: Box 18, Folder 8, Document 1
  • Text: BETTER HOUSING COMMISSION Committee Room #1 City Hall May 23, 1967 A special meeting of the Better Housing Commission was called to order at 1:30 P.M. by Mr. B. A. Martin, Chairman. Upon invitation from Mr. Martin, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Philmer of HUD were present at this meeting. Mr. Johnson and Mr. Philmer were present to explain Section 312 Loans and 314 Grants which apply only to owners in federally assisted Urban Renewal Projects or Code Enforcement Project areas. They are not available to owners outside of Urban Renewal Projects. The Committee further discussed the possibilities of financial assistance to cases of hardship, where the owner occupants are subject to Housing Code notice to repair or demolish. Out of this discussion came the resolution (copy attached) to be presented to Mayor Ivan Allen, Jr. Members Present Mr. B. A. Martin Dr . Sidney L. Davis Mr. William Alex ander Mr. Ha rold Dawson Mr. John Cherry Mr . Herbert Millkey �
  • Tags: Box 18, Box 18 Folder 8, Folder topic: Better Housing Commission | 1967
  • Record Created: April 18, 2017
  • Record Updated: December 29, 2017