A grasp strategy presented to the Athens-Clarke County commission on Tuesday demonstrates the area initiative to maximize cost-effective housing in the north downtown region.

During a meeting Tuesday night, commissioners voted unanimously to approve the master program, which would be funded with $39 million from the Economical Housing Challenge involved in the SPLOST 2020 program.

The challenge spot is referred to as the “North Downtown area” which encompasses the existing Bethel Midtown Village, School & Hoyt group, and encompassing land. 

Redevelopment of the place will get several yrs to accomplish with the final target of revitalizing the area and furnishing a lot more affordable housing to Athens citizens.

The system approved on Tuesday is the at the moment wished-for outcome for the redevelopment of the place, however, Commissioner Melissa Url observed throughout the meeting that what is in the system now could possibly not be the finished solution.