Atlanta Official Tout Bond-Fueled Success of Tax Allocation Districts

DeSue, Tedra
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/1/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32329, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the role of Atlanta, Georgia's tax allocation districts in fostering economic development throughout the city. Six tax allocation districts have been created by Atlanta since 1998. According to the Development Authority's managing director of tax allocation districts Cheryl Strickland, the city has sold about $ 221 million of bonds for its six tax increment finance districts.


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