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Finding My Footing as a VISTA

By: Kamilah Roberts   Enrolling with AmeriCorps VISTA was a new and exciting experience. Starting at my service site was almost like the first day of school for me. I was the new VISTA Housing Assistant and I knew there would be tons that I would have to learn. Starting anywhere new can be confusing […]

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BikeAthens Delivers Holiday Cheer!

BikeAthens Delivers Holiday Cheer!   BikeAthens just delivered the first load of bicycles which will be donated to the families in our Affordable Housing program! Over 25 kids that live in our homes will receive a new bicycle this holiday season! We are so grateful to have such incredible community partners to help us bring […]

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Block Party & Open House Was a Success!

ALT hosted a fun and festive block party and open house at the completed Cottages at Cannontown on Thursday, July 18th. With delicious refreshments (including fresh-baked cookies), great music provided by WXAG The Light 1470, lots of guests toured our new Earth Craft homes made from efficient and sustainable materials! All three homes are available for purchase for […]

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A new home for Kathy

We’re so excited to have helped Kathy find her new affordable home! Congratulations, Kathy!

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Alex closes on new home

Congratulations to our newest homeowner, Alex! Alex closed on his home last week. Athens Land Trust is a long-term partner with our homeowners. Welcome to the Athens Land Trust family, Alex!

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New Homeowner!

After working with us to create a custom, zero-step entry Universal Design structure, Amanda Alford is thrilled to finally call this home her very own. Universal Design embraces the concept that there is a wide spectrum of human abilities and that spaces should be constructed for the widest range of people possible. Thanks to First American […]

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Congratulations to new ALT homeowner Jennifer Yearby!

Congratulations to ALT’s newest homeowner Jennifer Yearby! Jennifer has purchased 125 Stanelle Drive with a mortgage from Athens First Bank/Synovus Mortgage. Jennifer is employed by the UGA Physical Plant and works in the Odum School of Ecology. Pictured at the closing are (left to right) Molly Talley of Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, and Ashley, Nathan Shannon of ALT, Jennifer, […]

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ALT Celebrates New Homeowner Vitina McKinney!

ALT celebrates our newest homeowner, Vitina McKinney and two new Earthcraft homes! ALT is very excited to introduce our newest homeowner, Vitina McKinney, who recently purchased 300 Old Winterville Road. Vitina works at Athens Regional in medical records.Her home and the one next door at 310 Old Winterville were built by ALT with federal funding […]

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