Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: COVID-19’s Effect On Atlanta’s Housing Market; An Update On The Release of Fulton County Jail Inmates; Despite Pandemic, CHRIS 180 Continues To Provide Mental Health Resources To Low-income Communities

April 8, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 00:00: Rose Scott reports on the current number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health as of noon today.
  • Meanwhile, as of yesterday, there are new trail usage guidelines for the Atlanta BeltLine.
  • 1: 53: Finally, yesterday, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced plans to release 300 jail inmates released with ankle bracelets. WABE reporter Lisa Hagen joins “Closer Look” on the program to give us more information.

  • 09:29: Cindy Simpson, vice president and COO of CHRIS 180 and Tameka Askew, a housing stability case manager with the organization, join “Closer Look” to share how they’re providing mental health resources during the COVID-19.
  • 24:28: Christian Ross, managing broker for Engel & Völkers Atlanta, joins “Closer Look” to discuss the long-term effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the city’s housing market.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.

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