Council President Mitchell supports a variety of initiatives that seek to improve the qualify of life for all Atlantans, including:
- Adopting a resolution expressing the City Council's support for the establishment of a National Housing Trust Fund, which would serve as a source of revenue for the production of new housing and the preservation and/or rehabilitation of existing housing that is affordable for low income individuals.
- Adopting a resolution recognizing 29 years of contributions made to the City of Atlanta by the Community Development Block Grant Program and supporting its continuation of service
- Adopting a resolution authorizing the Mayor to apply for and accept a $2,500,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Programs. The purpose of the grant is to conduct a Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program in association with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, The Department of Human Resources, Atlanta Public Schools, Southeast Energy Assistance, and other nonprofits.