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Tuesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

David Goldman / Associated Press

The Atlanta City Council is considering a new strategy to encourage developers to build affordable housing: give them land for free – or almost free.

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To explain the logic behind the legislation, housing advocate Matthew Charles Cardinale pointed to the last time he was in Arkansas.

He was struck by the low rent of apartments — just $400 a month.

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Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

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Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

Alison Guillory / WABE

Neighborhoods on Atlanta’s Westside are changing. Mercedes-Benz Stadium construction is wrapping up; the BeltLine is coming. And what has been a blighted creek could eventually become an amenity. But some residents are concerned that efforts to fix Proctor Creek could eventually price them out.

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