Box 13, Folder 21, Document 36

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D R . A L B E RT
MRS .
M . D A VIS
DR. C . MILES S MITH
EU NI C E COOPER
TREAS U RER
SE C RET ARY
PRESI D ENT
ATL ANTA BRANCH
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
859-1 / 2
HUNTER STREET, N . W .
S UIT E 105
ATl.J\ N
f -,_
ATLANTA,
GEORGI A
30314
524-805 4
BRANCH N A 1~ C P
Pc'lschal Motor Hotel
Cit < de Housing Conferenc
turday, February 11, 1967
RESOLUTION
WHEREAS , it has been confirmed clearly by reports and cliscussions
of con~ultants, c'lnd participants of this conxerence that existing
housing in Metropolitan Atlanta, and future planning by private ancl
governmental agencies is basically segregated,
WH3REAS, Federal and other public funds are employe d in the develop- .
ment of a major portion of such housing, and
WHEREAS, The Atlanta Housing Authority and other authorities are in
control of most of the residential rental units,
WHEREl',S, There is no clearly state d public policy on housing bias by
Atlanta and other municipalities
BE IT RSSOLVED THAT, This Citywide Housing Conference of the NM C?
request and call for the following to be implemented :
1. That the newly created mayor's Housing Resources Committee request
the Atlantn Boa rd of Alderman to pass an "Open Housing Occupancy"
Or d innnce.
2 . NAACP be directed to re-convene this conference in an ex panded
manner within 30 days.
3 . Reque st thc1 t the Georgia Assembly pass a tax abatement l aw to
p rovide mor e housing in the sta te of Georgia .
4. Requ e st Mayor a nd Board of Alder man to r e duce t erm o f Atlanta
Hous ing Authorit y members f r om 10 yea rs to 5 yea r s a s in other cities
of the country , and t o incr e as e the r epr e sent a tion of Negr oes on the
authority.
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Citywi d e Housing Conference
Atlanta Branch NAACP
February 11, 1967
5.
Request rezoining of eYcessive land for industrial use to residential.
6. Expansion of ·Community stabilization programs such as one by
AFSC, with d irect help from city and county governments.
7. Request monthly report from Mayor's office on all programs and
agencies dealing with housing.
8.
Request information on current status of r2o d el Ci ties' program.
9. Request that citi z ens of all ethnic groups be includeo. in the
planning and implementation of all housing and renewal programs.
10. Oppose the use of city, state and / or fe d eral fun d s for the
perpetuation of segregation in housing.
11. Request Atlanta Housing Authority eliminate all patterns of
segregation.
a . Central app lica tion office for all p e ople.
b. Elimination of segregation within each housing unit.
12. Request tha t a d c itiona l public housing construction sites
includ e areas other than the Southwest and Northwest sections .

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