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Lincoln residents allowed to stay through December

Posted by on Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 1:37 PM

The remaining tenants of Lincoln Apartments will be allowed to stay in their homes through the end of the year, Sendolo Diaminah, a community organizer with People's Durham.

Diaminah told the Indy that Lincoln Hospital Foundation President Larry Suitt has agreed to let people remain at Lincoln during that time as long as they pay their rent in full each month. The Foundation owns Lincoln Apartments. It announced in late September that the low-income housing complex would close Oct. 31 because it could not longer afford the utilities and maintenance costs.

Lincoln Apartments receives no subsidies; as a privately owned business, it relied on rents to cover expenses.

The Indy has covered the situation at Lincoln since early October.
Read our previous coverage here:

"Unable to pay bills, landlord to evict Lincoln Apartments tenants," Oct. 3

"Financial questions loom over Lincoln Apartments," Oct. 10

"Durham's affordable housing crisis," Oct. 17

"On the verge of eviction, Lincoln residents hope apartment complex gets new owners," Oct. 24

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