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Meet the New Atlanta Housing Authority President at the Atlanta Press Club

Tuesday, 11.19.2019

11:30 am - 1:15 pm

The Commerce Club

49th Floor, 191 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Eugene Jones, newly appointed president and executive director of the Atlanta Housing Authority, will speak at a Newsmaker luncheon on Tuesday, November 19 at The Commerce Club.

Jones was appointed by the Atlanta Housing Board of Commissioners on September 17 and began on October 7, replacing interim CEO Joy Fitzgerald, who temporarily took the helm of Atlanta Housing after Catherine Buell resigned in 2018.

Jones previously ran the Chicago Housing Authority for more than four years before resigning in August. Before Chicago, Jones had experience with housing in other major cities such as Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, San Francisco and Toronto.

Supporting Sponsor

Atlanta Housing



Tuesday, November 19
11:30 a.m. – Registration
Noon – Lunch
12:20 p.m. – Remarks
1:15 p.m. – Adjourn


The Commerce Club
191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at the Commerce Club is business attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue. Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $15 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive the discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also conveniently located nearby.


The Atlanta Press Club offers sponsorship opportunities and promotion for your company with this event. Please contact Paula Hovater at or 404-625-2882 for details and benefits.


This luncheon is open to the public.

Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404-577-7377 or emailing


APC member tickets – $30
Nonmember tickets – $40

Tickets may be purchased here.


Please contact us at or 404-577-7377 to purchase a table.

Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.

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