February 15, 2007

A SALUTARY TREND:

Atlanta to raze most of its public housing complexes (S.A. REID, 02/14/07, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Atlanta is gearing up to raze nearly all of its remaining stock of aging, dilapidated multifamily complexes and two senior residences within the next several years.

The move will affect more than 3,000 units and 9,600 residents at a dozen properties as far flung as Leila Valley in far southeast Atlanta to Bankhead Courts near the Cobb County border.

Residents will be offered a variety of relocation options and long-term assistance that include federal rent-assistance vouchers good anywhere in the country.

Posted by Orrin Judd at February 15, 2007 7:41 AM
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