Affordable Housing for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Neighborhood Guide & Map

All of our neighborhoods are located near community services such as schools and shopping areas. The Athens Transit bus line services all neighborhoods and, in many areas, the bus stop is located at or within the neighborhood.

The Athens Housing Authority neighborhoods are divided  into property management groups.  With property-based management, each neighborhood grouping has an assigned property manager, assistant property manager, and maintenance staff to oversee the day-to-day needs of the property. Admissions and Occupancy, Resident Support, Construction and Affordable Housing, Communications, and Rent Collection, and Finance are handled through the central office administration. All departments, including property management offices, are housed at the Athens Housing Authority, 300 S. Rocksprings St.

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Our Neighborhoods

Property Management Group 1

Parkview Homes

Parkview Homes was the first public housing community constructed in Athens and was opened for occupancy in early 1941.  The neighborhood is right downtown and convenient to the University of Georgia and community activities.

Parkview Extension

Dwelling units have been modernized and have carpeting, central heat and air, dishwashers and washer and dryer hook-ups.

Property Management Group 2


Broadacres was the second public husing community in Athens and was ready for occupancy in late 1941. AHA provides space for a privately run childcare center.  Dwelling units have central air conditioning.


The Athens Housing Authority provides space to Teen Matters, a program of the Clarke County Health Department.  Nearby, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services runs senior citizen programs, after – school activities and a neighborhood pool. Dwelling units have central air conditioning.

Property Management Group 3

Denney Tower

This senior citizen high rise has efficiency and one-bedroom apartments. Central air conditioning, laundry rooms, a building security system, and planned activities are all part of the advantages to living here.

Scattered Sites West

Scattered sites are duplex style homes located throughout the community. They are nearby, but not connected to, other AHA neighborhoods; however residents receive the same services as all other AHA tenants. Those areas include:

College and Hoyt

Residents can walk to downtown services and shopping, Thomas Lay Park and pool, the Lyndon House Art Center and the Council on Aging from this in-town neighborhood of one-and two bedroom units.

Hill and Chase

Dwelling units have been modernized and have carpeting, central heat and air, dishwashers and washer and dryer hook-ups.


This dwelling units are located on Atlanta, Athens and Macon avenues. All apartments have been modernized and include central heat and air, dishwashers, and washer and dryer hook ups.

Property Management Group 4

Nellie B

A number of community resources, such as health services and the East Athens Community Center with youth and adult activities are nearby.

Bonnie Lane

A town home community, this neighborhood is near shopping areas and Athens Technical College.  Exterior improvements were completed in 2007 and 2010.

Vine Circle

Designated as an elderly area, Vine Circle is a small neighborhood off Vine St.  Apartments all have private entrances and yards and are designed for those with an independent living life style.

Scattered Sites

On the east side of the community, these areas are located on Vine and Braswell streets and Herman Ave. These units were modernized recently  and now have dishwashers, a washer hook-up, central heating and air, and carpeting.

Towne View Place

Completed in 1990, this townhouse style neighborhood was the last public housing neighborhood built in Athens.


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