Milledgeville housing plan gets $1.2 million boost

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MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- River Edge Behavioral Health Center is getting a $1.2 million federal grant to build a dozen housing units in Milledgeville.

The grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development comes through a program that provides supportive housing for people with disabilities.

River Edge has opened 27 apartments in Milledgeville through its Shelter Plus Care permanent supportive housing. Another 22 one-bedroom apartments are nearing completion at two Milledgeville sites.

The latest grant, for $1,224,100, will build 12 efficiency apartments. Completion is expected in 2013.

(Associated Press)

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