“It Takes a Village” Town Hall Tackles Homelessness Crisis in DeKalb County

Join community leaders and experts for a crucial discussion addressing homelessness in DeKalb County at the “It Takes a Village” Town Hall. Decatur, GA – As homelessness continues to be a pressing issue in DeKalb County, Commissioner Robert Patrick is proud to announce, “It Takes a Village,” a town hall conversation dedicated to addressing this […]

Eviction Legislation that I Have Proposed

When a significant number of individuals and families are unstable, we will have unstable communities. Since taking office in January 2021, I have allocated a total of $425,000 in helping vulnerable residents who are on the verge of eviction or living in local motels to find more permanent housing solutions.  Evictions have reached an all-time […]

Addressing DeKalb County’s Homeless Concerns

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, our county –like many others across the country– has witnessed an increase in homelessness. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a total of 438 people were experiencing homelessness on a single night in January 2023 in DeKalb County. Since November 2023, approximately 8,000 individuals have utilized DeKalb’s […]