How one Atlanta renter dug himself out of the “quicksand” of motel living—and why many can’t | ACC
Posted on: February 22, 2023
Nicholas Knox has been dreaming about waking up in a decent apartment, the sun beaming in through the windows as his 8-year-old daughter bounces on the bed. “It would be like Christmas morning,” he said.
But for the last eight months, he’s instead awoken in a cramped motel room in Norcross, sharing the lone bed with his child, surrounded by nearly everything they own—their last resort after COVID-19-related financial issues got him evicted from his Sandy Springs townhome.