Surge of new housing around Decatur MARTA hub to continue

JANUARY 17, 2024, 2:28PM| JOSH GREEN

Developers close on financing for next Transit Oriented Development at Avondale station’s doorstep

The push to create housing nodes next to MARTA transit stations across Atlanta and neighboring municipalities continues to make progress.

MARTA officials announced today the development partnership of Columbia Residential and Decatur Housing Authority has closed on financing to build another phase of Transit Oriented Development next to Avondale station on the eastern fringes of Decatur, along MARTA’s Blue Line.

The project, called Decatur East Phase II, is slated to deliver 80 more units of affordable senior housing with direct access to MARTA transit. Expect one and two-bedroom units with amenities designed for seniors who have a range incomes below 80 percent of the area median income, according to project officials.

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Source: Urbanize Atlanta