Yonkers at 'beginning of a trend' of green, affordable development; what to know


From Rockland/Westchester Journal News:

Sixty new apartments planned for Mulberry Street will feature high efficiency heating and insulation to meet the greener, "Passive House" standard. They will be served by a generator to keep the power running even through brutal storms.

Each unit will also be earmarked for a senior in need of affordable housing.

Yonkers breaks ground on affordable housing project for seniors


From News 12 The Bronx:

The City of Yonkers broke ground Wednesday on an affordable housing project for seniors.

Future residents of the 60-unit building could see their monthly utility bills go from several hundred dollars down to just $30.

The city Housing Authority says one benefit that's going to come from this energy efficient and environmentally friendly project is based on what's known as passive house standards.

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority announces plan to move forward on construction of nearly $14 million McKinley Manor affordable housing complex for seniors


From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release:

The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today its plan to begin development of McKinley Manor, a $13.7 million, 44-unit affordable housing community that will exclusively serve low-income elderly citizens age 55 and over who are being relocated from the soon-to-be-decommissioned downtown YMCA of Central Ohio building.

San Diego Housing Commission Building New Affordable Studio Apartments in Nestor for Seniors Experiencing Homelessness


From the San Diego Housing Commission's press release:

More than 70 seniors experiencing homelessness in the City of San Diego will have permanent rental homes of their own along with supportive services upon the completion of a new development in collaboration with the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) that celebrated its groundbreaking today.

San Diego to give cash to seniors, others to help with rent (San Diego Housing Commission)


From KPBS San Diego:

Up to $500 a month in rental relief could soon be available for San Diegans at risk of homelessness.

The San Diego City Council voted Monday to include the Housing Stability Fund in the city’s $5 billion fiscal year 2023 budget.

The pilot project has enough money to cover 300 households for the next two years and is slated to help seniors, those with disabilities, families with kids and transitional youth, regardless of immigration status.

Mayor Wu, Boston Housing Authority, and 2Life Communities Celebrate the Start of Construction at JJ Carroll Apartments in Brighton


From Boston Mayor Michelle Wu's press release:

Mayor Michelle Wu joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), 2Life Communities, local residents, and community partners Thursday morning to celebrate the groundbreaking for the redevelopment of JJ Carroll Apartments in Brighton.

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