In the News: The Banks at Mill Village Seeks to Revitalize Historic Community, Improve Resident Health

An on-site medical clinic and riverfront location are just a few of the standout features at The Banks at Mill Village.

The closing of the mills in Columbus, Georgia’s Mill District was the beginning of decades-long deterioration. And by the 2000s, the area was rife with poverty, unemployment, crime, and various environmental hazards. The community’s public housing development—Chase Homes—was nearly 70 years old.

In 2019, the city was designated as a Purpose Built Community, which focuses on developing mixed-income housing, promoting community wellness, and providing a cradle-to-college education pipeline. The Banks at Mill Village—a newly opened 102-unit housing complex—is just one part of making the Mill District just that.

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Source: Affordable Housing Finance

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