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Housing demand creates Macon-Bibb construction boom
Liz Fabian, Civic Reporting Senior Fellow • April 19, 2021

Since last summer, Gwendolyn Hurst has been anxious to learn more about new senior citizen housing planned for north Macon. The 69-year-old...

Downtown Macon census response rates are low although dozens of loft apartments have been added in the past decade.
PC Magazine says Macon is one of the best work-from-home cities
Thais Ackerman, News Reporter/13WMAZ • April 16, 2021

This story was published as part of a series on housing in Central Georgia by Mercer’s Center for Collaborative Journalism and CCJ partners...

Emily Hopkins poses for a portrait outside the apartment she has rented or 7 years in Macon, Ga. She is starting the home buying process. "There are so many really cool unique houses in Macon and really vibrant and exciting neighborhoods," she says, "It
Macon resident Emily Hopkins shares her experience hunting for a home
Evey Wilson Wetherbee March 16, 2021

After 7 years of renting in Macon, Ga., Emily Hopkins is ready to buy a home of her own. While she has only officially been looking at houses...

Tonja Khabir poses outside of the home she is building in Pleasant HIll. The home buying process means a lot to Khabir. She attributes the work of her mother and her grandmother is helping her become who she is today, in helping her get to this point in her life. "Everything that I
Macon resident Tonja Khabir on building a house in Pleasant Hill
Evey Wilson Wetherbee March 16, 2021

Tonja Khabir decided to build a house in a neighborhood she knows well. Through her work in community development, Khabir already knows many...

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