When Praise Ferguson moved into her new one-bedroom apartment at Pando Aspen Grove in June, she had to take it all in.
The unit was fully furnished. It came with a bed, sheets, quilts, towels and a shower. The living room already had a sofa and television while the kitchen was equipped with a microwave, cookware, utensils, a stove, plates, glasses and refrigerator. There also was a bathroom that was so large Ferguson thought it looked like it could be in a movie.
Yet, it was all hers.
“Y’all are giving me this opportunity to move in and get on my feet? It’s scary,” she said. “People really took the time out of their day to build these apartments for people like me.”
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