Scarborough Town Council approves affordable housing resident for seniors

SCARBOROUGH — Development at the former public safety building site on 246 U.S. Route 1 will include affordable senior housing after the Scarborough Town Council voted to approve an agreement with Avesta Housing on June 30.

The project, a 31-unit senior affordable housing complex, will be a part of a village-like setting that developers told the Town Council they had envisioned for the project during a Jan. 26 workshop. Other businesses on the property could include a grocer, a bank and a fitness center.

Construction is scheduled to start in the spring of 2022 as long as all funding is secured, said Nate Howes, development officer, in an email to the Leader.

Portland Press Herald