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  • Solving the Puzzle of Affordable Housing

    How local artists, entrepreneurs, and hobbyists are helping to fund the building and renovation of homes for low-income residents in Athens, GA It all started in the summer of 2017 while Brian and Paige Dixon were staring at a shelf full of jigsaw puzzles, searching for something besides the same old seascapes, landscapes, balloon races, Read More

  • How Birdhouses Will Help Rescue Families from Homelessness

    In April of 2018, the Athens, GA, affiliate of Habitat for Humanity raised over $18,000 by auctioning donated fine art pieces inspired by birdhouses, ranging from delicate jewelry to sculptures more than five feet tall. With that sum, Athens Area Habitat can completely restore an apartment to house a family in need. But by joining Read More

  • “Kinda Tiny” Homes Come to Athens

    American families are shrinking, but their homes are growing. Despite a decline in average family size in the US since the 1970s, average home size has ballooned by 50% to more than 2,500 square feet. The “tiny house” movement is looking to change that. “We can’t have true tiny homes in Athens,” says Athens Area Read More

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