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Atlanta Street public housing residents struggle to find affordable homes with vouchers
Complex will be redeveloped with fewer public housing units, more affordable and market-rate units
Waitlist Management Coordinator Dwantia Starks of Georgia Community Affairs takes questions Wednesday from Green Hunter Homes residents during a meeting at the apartment complex community center. Residents began receiving vouchers in March that will allow them to get subsidized housing elsewhere, and all are likely to be relocated before the year ends.
The move from Atlanta Street is proving to be a mixed blessing for several single mothers. “There are pros and cons,” Tarnisha Reid said. Reid said she wanted to stay in Gainesville, but she’s headed to Flowery Branch with her kids instead.