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What Atlanta renters need to know during the coronavirus pandemic

Will I be evicted? Can I move May 1? What if my rent goes up? Can that even happen? Here are answers.

Georgia World Congress Center to welcome 200 hospital beds for coronavirus patients

Meanwhile, an Atlanta-based designed firm is teaching hotel operators how to convert into makeshift hospitals.

Open thread: Has Atlanta’s response to the coronavirus outbreak matched expectations? 

It’s been a month since widespread closings began. Have city leaders gotten it right thus far?

How roommates of Atlanta are coping with each other amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We’re all scared—of getting sick, of economic fallout, of being far from those we love—and that simple fact inspires us to make home as delightful as possible."

Coronavirus lockdown is having surprisingly little impact on Atlanta air quality, stats show

Unlike cities around the world, metro Atlanta’s skies haven’t noticeably changed in a time of much less driving.

Photos: Summerhill overhaul soldiers on through coronavirus pandemic

While some retail and restaurants have shuttered temporarily, more are on the way.

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Coronavirus and shelter-in-place impact in Atlanta

News and updates on how the novel coronavirus is affecting housing, transit, parks, and other aspects of daily life. Plus, tips on how to manage at home.

What the coronavirus pandemic means for Atlanta transportation infrastructure projects

On the bright side, reduced traffic has been a godsend for projects already under construction, the city’s transportation czar says.

Atlanta landmarks to glow blue in salute to healthcare workers fighting coronavirus

A little positivity—in the form of 20 glowing buildings, stadiums, and signs—could help in troubling times.

Doraville inks deal to replace dying strip mall with affordable housing development

Officials: $50-million project is moving forward on the site of a Peachtree Industrial Boulevard shopping plaza.

How to save energy during Atlanta’s coronavirus ‘shelter-in-place’

Spending time at home 24 hours a day means TVs, computers, A/C units, and appliances are running more than ever.

Under pressure to close trail, officials enact new Beltline usage regulations

After 2 p.m., the popular paved path is reserved for emergency travel and people going to work.

Is golfing a violation of Atlanta’s stay-at-home order, or an ‘essential’ springtime activity?

During what would have been Masters week, most Atlanta links (but not all) have closed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

In Midtown, beefed-up, multi-tower project is bound for site of historic mortuary

The nearly century-old funeral home is slated to be incorporated into the offices, hotel, and residences.

Once ubiquitous, e-scooters vanish from Atlanta amid coronavirus pandemic

The public health crisis came as city leaders were weighing stricter regulations for the dockless two-wheelers.

As U.S. cities shutter parks and trails, activists amplify calls to close Beltline

With COVID-19 spreading, Atlanta officials are faced with a difficult decision: to shut down a major transportation artery or let it flow.

Is coronavirus driving Atlanta tiny home sales?

Forced to remain home, Atlanta is on pace for a 150 percent increase in Accessory Dwelling Unit sales this year.

Buckhead’s Piedmont Hospital tower to open early to accommodate coronavirus cases

The mounting public health crisis has prompted demand for more hospital beds.

Atlanta at sundown: scenes from an empty city confronting a global pandemic

On a pleasant spring night, Atlantans heeded the call to stay home.

What to know if you must ride MARTA, use Atlanta transit right now

The transit agency is wiping down rail cars and buses, offering hand sanitizer, and changing service schedules.

In Edgewood, ‘extremely livable’ townhome row has finished, priced in $400Ks

The five-unit community cites proximity to everything from Krog Street Market to Pratt-Pullman Yard.

Report: Gwinnett among U.S. counties where people traveled most as coronavirus ramped up

The county has since issued a stay-at-home order and threatened to punish violators with fines and jail time.

Fulton County order to punish Atlantans who leave home for nonessential activities

Fines, jail time possible after officials demand stricter enforcement of social distancing guidelines.

Phoenix Flies celebration of Atlanta history is back on—virtually, of course

The event series kicks off tonight, with a webinar on downtown’s century-old Healey Building.

How Atlanta’s short-term rental market is affected by, responding to coronavirus

Two hosts describe the challenges—"I lost literally all my bookings due to cancellations"—as Airbnb announces nationwide support.

West Midtown’s Star Metals project inks 10,000 square feet of... something

Expect an "activity-based" destination at the upcoming mixed-use development.

Poll: Should officials restrict access to the Beltline, parks to fight coronavirus spread?

Atlantans had been seen crowding the popular multi-use trail, clashing with the guidance of public health officials.

Tips for keeping fit while stuck in your Atlanta house

Using your own household items, you can stick to your exercise routine without a gym membership.

Analysis: Georgia has country’s ‘least exposed’ economy during coronavirus crisis

In other COVID-19 outbreak news, Atlanta Streets Alive has made contingency plans, and Decatur taxpayers catch a break.

Census: Metro Atlanta packed on 730,000 more residents in nine years

Atlanta’s is the fourth fastest-growing region in America, U.S. Census data show.

MARTA rail's expansion to Gwinnett County debated, as deadline looms

The historically transit-averse government needs to sort out a plan by April 7.

Despite coronavirus concerns, $325K Westview bungalow bags a contract in hours

The same can be said of listings in the past week from South Atlanta to Midtown. "Even in troubled times," notes one agent, "people still need a place to call home."

Perimeter cities appeal to GDOT for multi-use trail space in interstate expansion plans

Brookhaven has launched a study to determine the feasibility of a trail network near Interstate 285.

While sheltering at home, how to explore Georgia from your Atlanta couch

Events at Atlanta museums, live theater, concerts, comedy shows, and field trips through nature—it’s all a click away.

Lindbergh MARTA stop’s transit-oriented community primed for makeover

Architect: "We’re activating the site and creating a place people will choose to be."

Beltline CEO: ‘We’re discouraging casual use’ during coronavirus restrictions

In Q&A, Atlanta Beltline head Clyde Higgs discusses the importance of keeping trails open—but safe—in unprecedented times.

The 12 best things about being stuck at home in Atlanta right now

The city might be shut down, but look on the bright side, heed expert advice, and we’ll get through this—while doing really weird stuff—together.

Atlantic Station’s overhauled central park still primed for April debut

Three new restaurants are bound for the expanding shopping district’s focal green space.

Third and final tower tops out at State Farm’s transit-oriented campus in Dunwoody

The insurance giant is bringing new density to the Perimeter area.