Just five years after the motorcycle warehouse was converted to condos, there are signs this affordable housing is already vanishing, even though the nearby portion of the trail has yet to be built. A single two-bedroom condo there sold recently for $340,000—a price that is out of reach for a vast majority of metro Atlanta residents.
Seniors on fixed incomes are struggling to pay skyrocketing taxes. Working families said they have moved away. And now even well-paid professionals are worried luxury Beltline development will drive them off.