# Forest cove
As meetings with Forest Cove renters begin, where they’ll relocate still unclear
Sean KeenanForest Cove has been falling apart for years. Forest Cove property owner Millennia Housing Management began meeting with the condemned complex’s tenants Wednesday about a relocation plan—but it may not succeed in moving all 211 households before the July 15 target date set by the Atlanta mayor’s office.
Will Forest Cove residents finally be relocated?
Print Forest Cove has been falling apart for years.Sean Keenan. Forest Cove’s residents finally seem close to moving out of the Southside apartment complex that was condemned in December. Now, it’s up to city of Atlanta leaders and property owner Millennia Housing Management to make good on their promise to relocate the 211 households still living there by mid-July.
City, property owner devise plan to relocate Forest Cove tenants by mid-July
Broken and boarded-up windows are a common sight at Forest Cove.Sean Keenan. The 211 households living in squalor at southside Atlanta’s condemned Forest Cove apartments could be moved out by July 15, thanks to a deal orchestrated this week by Mayor Andre Dickens’ office and the property owner, Millennia Housing Management, city officials told Atlanta Civic Circle Thursday.
Mayor, housing agencies meet with Forest Cove owner to hasten stalled resident relocation
Forest Cove has been falling apart for years.Sean Keenan, Atlanta Civic Circle. Millennia Housing Management and the city of Atlanta are restarting resident relocation efforts from scratch for the Forest Cove apartments, which were condemned almost three months ago, Atlanta Civic Circle has learned.
Housing identified for condemned Forest Cove’s residents “may not match the need”
Forest Cove has been falling apart for years.Sean Keenan, Atlanta Civic Circle. The 211 families still living at Forest Cove need new homes fast, after an Atlanta judge condemned the dangerously dilapidated Section 8 complex over two months ago. For now, however, they’ll have to keep waiting.
Amid rent strike, Forest Cove owner says condemned complex’s tenants won’t have to pay until relocated
Tenants and activists march toward the Forest Cove leasing office to deliver a letter declaring the rent strike. (Credit: Sean Keenan)Sean Keenan. Forest Cove tenants kicked off a rent strike Tuesday morning, just hours before Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens unveiled a plan for the city to help relocate the remaining families from the dilapidated Section 8 complex, which has been condemned by an Atlanta judge.