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Most of the units will be set aside for seniors 55 and old making 60 percent or blow the median income in the area. The median income in the area is about $35,000. Five units will be rented to those earning half that or below.
Derrick Jordan senior project leader of the National Church Residencessaid 95 percent the Penelope Neighbors community is filled with seniors.
“We have a service coordinator that will go up to a three-mile radius outside the community and help and assist seniors in that community,” Jordan said in a release about the facility.
The development is the latest project between Invest Atlanta and National Church Residences. In 2012, Invest Atlanta approved $3.5 million for the 62-unit Betmar Village a senior apartment community near Lakewood Fairgrounds.
A specific construction date for the True Light Haven community has not been released.
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