Posts tagged with "Decatur Housing Authority"

Decatur Housing Authority receives tax credit for second phase of redevelopment

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 23, 2015

The Decatur Housing Authority has received a tax credit for the next phase of a project to rebuild public housing at the intersection of West Trinity Place and Electric Avenue. Phase 1 of the Gateway Manor redevelopment has 69 units and is expected to be finished in May of 2016. Phase 2 will have 52 units, […]

Q&A: What’s going on with the grassy area at Commerce and Trinity?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 14, 2015

Decaturish reader Rachel Ellis reached out to us with a question: I’m wondering if you know anything about the lot that used to have Housing Authority apartments on it, at the corner of Commerce and Trinity? Have you heard of any plans for the space? I’ve asked around, but no one seems to know. Thanks! Loyal […]

Housing Authority, Decatur Schools reach agreement

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 10, 2014

The City Schools of Decatur and the Decatur Housing Authority found a way to keep DHA kids in school while their homes are being renovated next year. During the Dec. 9 City Schools of Decatur Board of Education meeting, board members approved an agreement that would allow students being relocated as part of the Gateway […]

Decatur Housing Authority wins EarthCraft award

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 5, 2014

The Decatur Housing Authority’s Allen Wilson Terrace has picked up an award for its energy-efficient construction and design Allen Wilson was named the 2014 EarthCraft Community of the Year. EarthCraft provides “green” certifications for buildings “The three-phase redevelopment at 1450 Commerce Drive in the heart of Decatur, includes 191 units of high-quality, environmentally friendly housing for low-income families […]

HB 60 – NRA wanted public housing language

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 6, 2014

Since Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 60, known as the “guns everywhere” law to its critics, most of the attention has focused on what the law means for churches and bars. The law also purports to do something else. According to the bill’s advocates, the law prohibits bans on firearms in public housing. The National Rifle […]

Friday Photo Roundup – Tumbleweeds

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 11, 2014

It’s the end of Spring Break and things have been kind of slow around here. Many folks have been out of town, enjoying the weather and living their lives. But the party doesn’t stop over here at Decaturish, and we made do. Here’s a glimpse of scenes from our communities. Topics include the Kirkwood Neighbors’ […]

DeVry Property – On Decatur’s agenda

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 17, 2014

Crews are converting DeVry property on Arcadia Avenue into a VA Medical Clinic and it looks like more changes are in store. City Commissioners will be considering a request from GP-Govt. Properties I, LLC at its meeting tonight. The March 17 meeting begins with a 6:45 pm work session. The regular meeting begins at 7:30 pm. […]

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