Community Development

Council approves $22.5M toward redevelopment of Lee Walker Heights (Asheville Housing Authority)

4.11.19

From WLOS ABC 13: 

There are big changes on the way for Asheville's oldest public housing development.

On Tuesday, city council voted to move forward with funding dedicated to redeveloping Lee Walker Heights.

As part of getting ready for the changes, all the residents of Lee Walker Heights have been relocated.

New affordable housing springs at old Montgomery Gardens site (Jersey City Housing Authority)

4.11.19

From NJ.com: 

"Where towering, ominous public housing buildings once stood there is now the start of an inviting and friendly community of homes.

On Tuesday, Mayor Steve Fulop, with the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) and The Michaels Organization, unveiled the first 21 of 126 units of Mill Creek Gardens, on the site of the Montgomery Gardens public housing complex. The remaining units will be available in phases over the next two months as construction is completed.

New Affordable Senior Housing Coming to Bronx, Brooklyn (NYC Dept.of Housing Preservation and Development & New York City Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From Multi-Housing News:

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has selected two separate groups to develop two 100 percent affordable senior housing communities in the Bronx and Brooklyn, N.Y. Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Cos., ELH Mgmt. and the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) have been chosen to develop the Bronx project, while Blue Sea Development Co. and Gilbane Development Co. have been selected to develop the Brooklyn project.

Greenville Housing Authority breaks ground on new apartment community for seniors

3.29.19

From FOX Carolina:

The Greenville Housing Authority on Tuesday officially broke ground on the Preserve at Logan Park, a $30 million development that will be the last of three newly constructed developments to replace all affordable senior housing units lost when the former Scott Towers Public Housing Community was imploded.

DCHA Receives $17.6 Million in Housing Production Trust Funds for First Phase of Kenilworth Courts Redevelopment (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From DCHA's e-Newsletter:

The District of Columbia Housing Authority was awarded $17.6 million in Housing Production Trust Funds to construct the first 166 units at Kenilworth Courts in Ward 7. The three-phased project is expected to deliver a total of 532 new affordable units to the community in the coming years.

The funds were part of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s announcement today of $138 million in Housing Production Trust Funds awarded to 11 projects in total.

Boston Affordable Housing Project to Add 135 Units (Boston Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From Multi-Housing News:

Following the construction of 285 affordable units during the past eight years at The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony in South Boston, Beacon Communities and the Boston Housing Authority have broken ground on the third phase of redevelopment at one of the oldest federal public housing properties in the country. The Architectural Team Inc. is the designer of the 135-unit upcoming property.   

$150M mixed-used development coming to Rockville (Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County)

3.29.19

From the Washington Business Journal:

A joint venture will bring an 18-story, $150 million mixed-used development to downtown Rockville.

Duball LLC, Daiwa House Group and the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County announced Friday the purchase of 1.5 acres at the corner of Middle Lane and Monroe Street. The development will have 250 market-rate multifamily units, 150 senior affordable residential units, 19,000 square feet of ground-level retail and more than 600 parking spaces.

First-Time Homebuyers in Logan Heights Welcomed to Their New Townhomes at COMM22, a San Diego Housing Commission Partnership

3.29.19

From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release: 

The presentation of oversized ceremonial keys today culminated the path to homeownership for four families, including Alexis and her children, who celebrated being first-time homebuyers at San Diego Habitat for Humanity’s COMM22 development in Logan Heights, with assistance from the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC).

Westville Manor Rebirth Plan Advances (Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of New Haven)

3.29.19

From the New Haven Independent:

The 1980s-era “barracks-like” buildings of Westville Manor are slated to be torn down and rebuilt as colorful two- and three-story townhouses surrounded by more green space, and better connected to neighboring West Rock streets.

City housing officials and a team of local architects, designers, and engineers pitched that vision of a safer, greener, less dense and more neighbor-friendly Westville Manor on Wednesday night to the City Plan Commission.

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