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Work begins on another Laney-Walker neighborhood revitalization project

...million public housing neighborhood funded by the Augusta Housing Authority. The 16 duplex units and eight single-family...the planning and development director for the Augusta Housing Authority, said the Laney-Walker area needs housing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-27/work-begins-another-laney-wal
World Changers invest love, sweat in Augusta homes

...Drive in Augusta.The city is supplying the materials and World Changers the labor. Homes were chosen by the Augusta Housing Authority through a homeowner application process.Many of the applicants were chosen based on need and income."It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-11/world-changers-invest-love-s
Cherry Tree Crossing oral history project to air on public radio

...remained of 355 families that lived at Cherry Tree when relocation began last fall, said Buddy Oldfield, the Augusta Housing Authority's director of resident services.Oldfield said Cherry Tree could be empty in 10 days. Families will not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-02/cherry-tree-crossing-oral-hi
Willie Collins Sr.

...Collins, preceded him in death. He dedicated his life to Christ at an early age. Mr. Collins was employed with Augusta Housing Authority for over 10 years and retired from E-Z Go Textron after 15 years of service. He was a volunteer at the Charlie...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170461557
Property Transfers

...Wheeler Lake Townhomes, $82,000Augusta Georgia Land Bank Authority to Augusta City Housing Authority and Augusta Housing Authority, Lot 27, Block 85, 909 Boyd Lane/909-915 Boyds Lane and Part of Lot 2, on the north side of Boyds Alley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-02-07/property-transfers
Walton Communities selected for Cherry Tree site

...the Legacy at Walton Oaks at the site of a former housing project has been tapped to build more apartments for Augusta Housing Authority.The housing authority voted Thursday to enter into an agreement with developer Walton Communities to build...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-17/walton-communities-selec
Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

...readings for the Westobou Festival.J. MADDEN REIDSEPT. 14Reid, 85, a longtime executive director of the Augusta Housing Authority, presided over the state's second-largest housing authority for a quarter century. Under his leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/notable-people-ties-augusta-a
Laney-Walker loan not urgent, commissioners told

...loan" request as vital to the project's continuing momentum, said Monday a recent sale of acquired land to Augusta Housing Authority for $777,000 had eased the money crisis and would carry the project at least through the end of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-23/laney-walker-loan-not-ur
Gun buyback organizers want proceeds from auction to fund education

...Watson said.In two years, the gun buyback event has collected 62 firearms in exchange for gift cards.The Augusta Housing Authority hosted buybacks at its complexes in 2000 but the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development stopped funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-29/gun-buyback-organizers
Cherry Tree Crossing closer to demolition

...public housing complex on 15th Street since the Augusta Housing Authority began vacating Cherry Tree Crossing last fall...but we were only able to get this one," said Augusta Housing Authority Executive Director Jake Oglesby.The selected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/cherry-tree-crossing-closer-d