Housing & Transportation

Housing

Facebook Group, Atlanta House Search – A resource for anyone seeking roommates or housing INSIDE the I-285 Atlanta perimeter.

Trans Housing Atlanta, Services [Trans Housing Atlanta Program] provides direct assistance/resources for individuals experiencing [displacement]. [Their] services are majority centered towards those who are transgender and gender non-conforming.”

Trans Housing Atlanta Assistance Request Form 

Trans Housing Coalition, Atlanta, GA – “[Trans Housing Coalition’s] goal is and always will be to establish long-term housing in Atlanta for Trans people, particularly Black Trans women, who are experiencing chronic [displacement], and to ensure they have the wraparound services necessary to thrive.”

Trans Housing Coalition Application

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Rental Assistance Program

“Arts practitioners and artists who have been experiencing housing instability, or are having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are not alone. Federal, state, and local governments are offering help with housing expenses and avoiding eviction. Information is available at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s mortgage and housing assistance site on available resources.”

United Way– 2-1-1 directory includes listings for a Critical Needs Guide (Basic Needs), Health Resource Guide, Resources for People with Disabilities, Resource for Drugs, Alcohol, Mental Health and Recovery Programs, Resources for Ex-Offenders, Resources for Affordable Housing, Job Resource Guide, Spanish Guide

Transportation

MARTA – “Atlanta’s combined bus, rail and streetcar transit system. It includes 48 miles of rail, 2.7-miles of circular streetcar tracks, and more than 1,000 miles of bus routes spanning Atlanta.”

Find Train Stations & Schedules, here

Find Bus Stops & Schedules, here

How to Ride Guide

Reference Guide for New Customers

Atlanta’s Dockless Electric Scooters, “provide an alternative, flexible transportation choice for Atlanta residents and visitors to get around. Riding a scooter makes shorts trips like running errands or nearby commutes easier.”

Lyft | Atlanta Area Ride Costs

Uber | Uber Price Estimator 

Atlanta Car Rental 

Enterprise, Kayak, Hertz, Alamo, Avis

Atlanta Bus Rental 

GOGO Charters, Atlanta Charter Bus Company, Bus.com, National Charter Bus – Atlanta, U.S. Coachways, BUSMAX, SHOFUR

Clothing & Furniture

Atlanta Mission – Providing basic care, overnight needs, social services and more.

Dress for Success Atlanta – empowering women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Furniture Bank of Atlanta – provides free furniture and household good to individuals and families moving out of [displacement], living with HIV/AIDS, or fleeing domestic violence.

Return to the Turning Point main page, here.

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