The median family income for metro Atlanta is $79,700, according to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The original Oakview Apartments were fully occupied, but “the apartments were physically and functionally obsolete for today’s families, with poorly-designed floor plans and lacking modern energy efficiency and amenities,” the housing authority said.
The new apartment complex includes a community room, onsite laundry, a children’s play area, a community garden and more. The units are also energy-efficient.
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“The City of Decatur is relatively unique in that its affordable housing communities are part of the fabric of the city, and not constructed some distance away. This allows students to attend the award-winning public schools and offers easy access to public transportation and area jobs for adults,” DHA Executive Director Douglas Faust said in a statement.
The grand opening is scheduled for Wednesday, July 17 at 10 a.m. at 1111 Oakview Road.
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