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The Ark-Athens Providing Rent Assistance


Athenians struggling with rent hikes, and the threat of eviction, can to turn to a local organization for help. Athens nonprofit, The Ark has funds available to assist with rent.
Lucy Hudgens is Executive Director of The Ark.
She says the nonprofit is working with Family Promise and Advantage Behavioral Health to collectively work to assist struggling residents.Residents needing help can contact the Ark at 706-548-8155, or online at AthensArk.Org.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!