In recent years, the working class home buyers in Marietta have been challenged with finding an affordable place to live in the city. Areas such as the lower income housing Johnny Walker homes have been demolished, amongst others, in hopes of a new grand plan for the city. According to the MDJ,
The Marietta Housing Authority is considering becoming a developer in its own right and might forego working with familiar big-name companies as it makes plans for the redevelopment of the Lyman Homes public housing project near Cherokee and Montgomery streets, MHA Executive Director Ray Buday said last week.
This is going to be an interesting move for the city. Only time will tell. What do you think? Should the city be getting their hands into a new redevelopment effort instead of letting a company take charge and develop the site?