Scattered-Site Plans Come Together

Atlanta-based Columbia Residential defies the odds and gives residents sustainable, high-quality housing along with the support and services they may not get elsewhere.

Columbia Residential, an Atlanta-based affordable housing developer, is embarking on a fairly new venture: Building on the award-winning success of its contiguous affordable housing communities, the firm is launching a new scattered-site initiative close to its existing Columbia Mechanicsville (Ga.) property.

Affordable housing has come a long way since the 1930s and ’40s, when America built homogeneous public housing that devolved into centralized crime zones so dangerous that even the police were hesitant to enter. Columbia Residential is one of a few pioneers of a new model of affordable housing, where “projects” are torn down and replaced with beautiful, quality, LEED-certified mixed-income communities.

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'One Industry. One Voice.' Join Us for the 2015 NAA Capitol Conference

2015 NAA Capitol Conference Video  

This one-minute video promotes the apartment industry’s national advocacy event on March 17-18. Under the theme “One Industry. One Voice,” the video encourages people to be informed, get involved and...