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    July 21, 2016 New Affordable Housing Policy

     Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta Announce New Affordable Housing Policy 

    ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta today announced a new omnibus Workforce Housing Policy to increase the availability of affordable housing in the City of Atlanta. The policy enhances existing economic incentives for new multifamily real estate to increase the number of housing units available to tenants at specified income levels.

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    July 5, 2016 Atlanta Workforce Development Agency Receives $4 Million TechHire Grant from U.S. Department of Labor

    The Atlanta Workforce Development Agency (AWDA) announced that it has been awarded a $4 million TechHire grant by the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant will support the ATL TechHire initiative, a program led by the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, in partnership with The Iron Yard and TechSquare Labs.

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    June 9, 2016 Invest Atlanta Partners in GE Global Digital Operations Center Launch

    Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that GE Digital will establish its first global Digital Operations Center in Atlanta. This project will create 250 jobs and represents approximately a $3 million investment in the local community. This move is part of GE Digital’s larger effort to bring together digital capabilities from across GE in a single organization, providing customers with industrial solutions and software needed to solve real-world problems. The newly created jobs will include positions in system administration and engineering, full-stack operations and engineering and service desk professionals.

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    July 21, 2016 New Affordable Housing Policy

     Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta Announce New Affordable Housing Policy 

    ATLANTA – Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta today announced a new omnibus Workforce Housing Policy to increase the availability of affordable housing in the City of Atlanta. The policy enhances existing economic incentives for new multifamily real estate to increase the number of housing units available to tenants at specified income levels.

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    February 18, 2016 Invest Atlanta issuing bonds for senior housing

    Atlanta’s economic development agency is issuing $16 million in tax-exempt bonds to renovate 207 units of affordable housing for elderly and disabled city residents.

    Invest Atlanta’s board voted Thursday to issue the bonds, which will be backed by the Atlanta Housing Authority.

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    October 8, 2015 Invest Atlanta Launches New Homebuyer Incentive Progam

    Invest Atlanta announced today the launch of ATL Home Renovation Advantage, an incentive for homeownership inside Atlanta’s city limits that can be used for the renovation of newly purchased homes.

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    October 9, 2015 Comodo Opens New Office in Atlanta

    The Comodo organization, a global innovator and developer of cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has opened a new office in Atlanta, Georgia to serve as an additional marketing and sales hub location for the company.

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    August 26, 2015 ‘Invest Atlanta’ showcases tech talent

    The city of Atlanta is already considered one of “America’s Most Wired Cities” with an impressive pipeline of talent from Georgia Tech. Now Invest Atlanta is working to encourage even more entrepreneurs to work in technology.

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    August 20, 2015 Atlanta launches electric car program

    The City of Atlanta announced Tuesday that, under legislation approved the City Council, it will deploy one of the largest municipal fleets of electric vehicles in the United States by the end of 2015.

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