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Atlanta Civic Circle Housing Affordability

As meetings with Forest Cove renters begin, where they’ll relocate still unclear

Forest Cove has been falling apart for years. (Credit: Sean Keenan)

Forest Cove property owner Millennia Housing Management began meeting with the condemned complex’s tenants Wednesday about a relocation plan—but it may not succeed in moving all 211 households before the July 15 target date set by the Atlanta mayor’s office.

“A lot is still up in the air,” due to the scarcity of apartments in Atlanta that accept Section 8 rent vouchers, Housing Justice League activist Foluke Nunn told Atlanta Civic Circle this week. Housing Justice League is assisting the tenants.

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens’ office announced in March that it had set a plan with Millennia to move all the tenants by July 15. But now, Nunn said, “they can’t guarantee that everyone will be off-site by then.”

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