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Good News from Fulton County

The Atlanta Apartment Association released some important information (Email govtaffairs@atl-apt.org for the full scoop) last week. In response to the Atlanta Apartment Association's sustained advocacy over the past two years, which prompted political pressure from elected officials, Fulton County‚Äôs Chief Magistrate Judge enacted a Standing Order. This order stipulates that rent must be paid into the court if a hearing cannot be scheduled within two weeks from filing a dispossessory case. Failure to comply results in automatic issuance of a writ of possession after 14 days. The order took effect on February 29, 2024. AAA collaborated closely with Legal Counsel,…

Options To Avoid Eviction

It seems counterintuitive for us to be writing about how to prevent the eviction process, however our goal is to help our clients with their delinquency by whatever means we can. Sometimes that does mean a full dispossessory process that leads to a physical set out, but we truly prefer to avoid this at all costs...even our own. We have been introduced to a few different programs that could help you and your residents get access to funds. We are not experts on any of these programs so we are just providing links to options that exist so that you…