Georgia

The Housing Credit in Action

The properties below are just a few examples of the Housing Credit in Georgia. Statewide, the Housing Credit has provided more than 162,000 affordable homes for low-income families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities in Georgia.

See the state fact sheet to learn more about the Housing Credit’s impact.

Housing Credit Resident Stories

Walter Littlejohn

Walter Littlejohn is a proud Atlanta native and father to three children. In the early 2000s, however, Walter’s mental health became dangerous when he attempted suicide. He was diagnosed with depression disorder and faced with rebuilding his life. When he moved into a home at Phoenix House in Atlanta, GA, he was able to establish his independence again by learning how to manage his finances. Walter participates in Genesis, one of many supportive peer-to-peer programs offered at Phoenix House. To read more about Walter, click here. To see more stories from the National Housing Trust’s Voices Out Loud series, click here.

Denise Miller

Denise Miller is a former nursery school teacher who gained deep compassion for the elderly and children while working for the nursing home her mother founded. In 2012, Denise lost both her mother and brother. Unable to process her loss, she turned to drugs and alcohol, eventually losing her job and becoming homeless. She began rebuilding her life at a homeless shelter, where she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress and anxiety. One of her counselors recommended Phoenix House, where Denise found a home and has continued to receive the support she needs. To read more about Denise, click here. To see more stories from the National Housing Trust’s Voices Out Loud series, click here.