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How Georgia lawmakers plan to address affordable housing shortages for seniors
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Joann Jones, left, and Laura Eberhardt do beadwork together Friday, April 5, 2019, at the Gainesville Hall County Senior Center. A new state legislative study committee will review and recommend ways to address affordable housing shortages for seniors, something locals say is sorely needed. - photo by Scott Rogers
Linda Rider is thankful she’s been provided a trailer to call home in Gainesville. For many seniors like her, finding affordable housing is a challenge made difficult by a growing elderly population in Hall County and a shortage of rental units.