Atlanta Housing names new COO

by Zayd Muhammad

Terri Lee

Atlanta Housing President and CEO Eugene Jones, Jr. has appointed Terri Lee to serve as chief operating officer, according to a press release.

Lee, who most recently served as chief housing officer at Atlanta Housing, will continue her work as the city’s chief housing officer under mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.

“Having our Chief Housing Officer serve as the COO of Atlanta Housing further strengthens our collaborative effort for executing the City’s One Atlanta Housing Affordability Action Plan,” Mayor Bottoms said in the press release. “Terri is a well-respected, national leader on housing and has led progress on one of the highest priorities for our administration.”

Lee was a leader in the development of mayor Bottoms’ One Atlanta Housing Affordability Action Plan. She also took a leadership role in the creation of the housing affordability action tracker and development of authorization for community land trust housing exemptions according to the city of Atlanta press release.

“We are very excited to welcome Terri to Atlanta Housing,” Jones said in the press release. “She will be a key part of our senior leadership team, fusing and managing affordable housing projects throughout Atlanta. I have purposely held off for a whole year to find the right fit for COO. My patience has paid off. What a dynamic duo we will be.”