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Unity Gardens

Unity Gardens

Notables

  • Recipient of the 2006 Rural Development State Director's Award.
  • Unique in combining Low Income Housing Tax Credits for one wing with HUD 202 financing for the other wing.
  • Project Costs - $5.3 million

Facts

  • 48 apartments targeted at elderly residents
  • Full rental assistance, tenants pay 30% of their income
  • Designed to increase resident's sense of control, choice competence, independence, and community.

Funders

  • MaineHousing
  • Northern New England Housing Investment Fund
  • HUD McKinney
  • Project Based Section 8 Vouchers

Development Team

  • Attorney - Curtis Thaxter Stevens Broder & Micoleau LLC
  • Architect - Semple & Drane Architects
  • Builder - Payton Construction