In-Fill Housing, Inc. (In-Fill) is a non-profit housing developer created by the Macon Housing Authority to help meet the great need for affordable housing. In-Fill has developed properties throughout Macon and other locations in Georgia to provide beautiful, affordable housing for low and moderate-income families.
Since 2001, nineteen properties and more than 1,400 units of affordable multi-family housing have been or are being developed by In-Fill. These include six seniors-only properties, nine family properties and two properties with a focus on special needs families requiring supportive services.
In nearly all of these ventures, In-Fill has found a strong and valuable partner in the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), the statewide housing agency that allocates both the federal and Georgia Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) and private activity bonds among myriad other partners.
DCA has bestowed the following awards upon In-Fill Housing in recent years:
- Housing Champion Award 2005
- 2009 Vineville (Finalist – Affordable Housing Category) 2005
- Tattnall Place (Winner – Special Design Category) 2006
- Grove Park Village (Finalist – Special Needs Category) 2005
- Anthony Arms and Kingston Gardens (Finalist - Affordable Housing Category) 2008
- Kingston Gardens – QAP cover 2009
- DCA “Tier One Developer” status 2009
- Pearl Stephens Village – QAP cover 2010
In addition to the various awards from DCA, our Brentwood Place development was awarded “Outstanding Development of the Year” in 2014 by CAHEC, the federal credits Limited Partner.
In 2016, Readers’ Choice Awards awarded Greystone Apartments (co-development with Tapestry Development Group) “Best Preservation Project” and “Best Overall Project” as this historic 71-unit property was rehabilitated to continue as an icon of downtown Rome Georgia.
In 2017, In-Fill Housing’s Hunt School Village was also the recipient of a “High Performance Award” in the EarthCraft Multifamily program for its focus on building an energy efficient property.
Since the beginning, In-Fill formed working partnerships with the Georgia cities of Macon, Fort Valley, Gordon, Forsyth, Blackshear, and Rome. These partnerships also include HUD, the Macon-Bibb Land Bank Authority, Magita Enterprises, L&JG Development, River Edge Behavioral Health, and Disabilities Connections, Inc. as well many other builders, realtors, and lenders from both Macon and outside of the Middle Georgia area. Our partnerships have enabled us to build and/or rehab high-quality housing for both homebuyers and renters.
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Our developments include:
Senior Residential Developments
Baltic Park Apartments is a beautiful, 80-unit apartment development for people 55 and older, opened in 2003, located on Hightower Road in south Macon.
2009 Vineville Senior Living is a 106-unit development for seniors 62 and older located on historic Vineville Avenue in Macon, opened in 2004, and includes a renovated 1830’s mansion used as the Community Center and management office.
Pearl Stephens Village, a 61-unit apartment development, which includes the beautifully restored former Pearl Stephens Elementary School, a beloved Macon landmark for generations, opened in 2008 and was fully occupied just four months later.
Village at Blackshear is a recently completed renovation of a 64-unit multi-family development in Blackshear, Georgia. Construction was completed in late 2014.
Hunt School Village is a former east Macon school that has been renovated into 60 apartments for seniors 62 and older. Construction finished in spring of 2017.
Tindall Seniors Towers will be a 76 unit, three-story midrise for seniors 62 and over. It is the first phase of the redevelopment taking place at the site of Tindall Heights, Macon’s oldest public housing development. Construction of Tindall Seniors Towers was completed in March 2018.
Family Residential Developments
Tindall Fields I is a 64 unit apartment development for families. It is the second phase of the redevelopment taking place at the site of Tindall Heights, Macon’s oldest public housing development. Construction of Tindall Fields I was completed in January 2019.
Tindall Fields II will consist of new multifamily units. There will be 45 2-BR units and 20 3-BR units, all of which will be affordable for low income families. The development is expected to be similar in style and appearance to Tattnall Place, located just a few blocks away on Oglethorpe Street, with a variety of duplexes, townhomes and walk-ups. Currently under Construction.
Tindall Fields III will consist of a total of 65 units with forty-five 2BR and twenty 3BR units. It is the fourth phase of the redevelopment taking place at the site of Tindall Heights. All units will be for families. Construction to begin in 2019.
Tattnall Place, a 97-unit mixed-income development for families, is located in historic Beall’s Hill area of Macon and is only a short walking distance from Mercer University and the Medical Center of Central Georgia.
Anthony Arms Apartments, a completely renovated 60-unit development for low-income families located on Anthony Road in Macon, is a partnership between In-Fill Housing, Inc., Magita Enterprises and L&JG Development. Work was completed in 2007.
Kingston Gardens Apartments, a completely renovated 100-unit apartment development for low-income families located on Mumford Road in Macon, is a partnership between In-Fill Housing, Inc. and Magita Enterprises. Work was completed in 2007.
Colony West Apartments is a completely renovated, two-story garden style, 76-unit family development located on Bloomfield Road in southwest Macon. Work was completed in 2008.
College Square Apartments, located in Fort Valley, Georgia, approximately 25 miles southwest of Macon, is a 61-unit development completely renovated into a beautiful 1, 2 and 3 BR family apartment complex and was completed in 2009.
Prairie Summit Apartments, a 72-unit development located in Gordon, Georgia, was a seriously distressed Section 8-assisted property that has been completely rehabbed. Work was completed in 2010.
Bartlett Crossing is a beautiful 75 single-family subdivision in the heart of Macon located on the former (and abandoned) Macon Homes complex. Bartlett Crossing opened in 2011.
Felton Homes, is a 100-unit Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) development located on Felton Avenue only several blocks south of Mercer University. Built in 1941, in 2010 Felton Homes underwent what is called a “gut rehab” with a special focus on energy and water saving improvements. All units have Section 8 project-based assistance.
Brentwood Place is a new 80-unit development in Forsyth, Georgia located within walking distance of the Forsyth town square. Construction was finished in late 2013. Brentwood Place was recently awarded the “Development of the Year” by CAHEC, our federal credits Limited Partner.
Other Residential Developments
Grove Park Village is a 40-unit apartment complex on Clinton Road in east Macon, opened in March 2005 in a partnership with the River Edge Behavioral Health Center for a special needs population.
Greystone Apartments is a 71 unit development in the heart of downtown Rome, Georgia. A historic gem dating from the 1930s, it is currently undergoing a $6 million renovation that will be completed in late 2015.