Avesta Housing officially opens Firehouse Village 55-plus housing site

Avesta Housing, the largest nonprofit affordable housing provider in northern New England, held a grand opening for Village Commons, which includes 31 affordable homes in Scarborough for adults 55-years-old or older.

The housing complex is part of Firehouse Village, a 2.6-acre development on the site of the town’s former public safety campus in the Oak Hill neighborhood. Village Commons, at 246 U.S. Route 1, also includes a Rosemont Market, Harbor Fish Market and other retailers.

Avesta said Village Commons combines “a creative approach to affordable housing with smart growth development principles to provide safe, quality, affordable homes” for the 55-and-over set.

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