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Athens News Matters: Prosperity Partners Eviction Crisis

Broderick Flanigan R&B
Shubham Kadam

A Florida-based real estate investment company has purchased between 600-800 low-income rental properties in Athens, and has raised rent precipitously, refused to accept Section 8 housing vouchers, and evicted tenants. We talk with local artist and activist Broderick Flanigan about the situation, what’s being done to help residents, and how this adds to Athens’ already dire housing shortage.