Tuesday, December 27, 2011

$128,188 awarded in Jefferson County

The Department of Local Affairs has announced that $128,188.00 in Housing Development Grant (HDG)funds has been awarded to Jefferson County for the following project:
The Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH) was awarded a grant of $128,188 to rehabilitate Towers Apartments, which they purchased in October 2010. It has 12 units - 2 studios and 10 one bedroom apartments. These apartments will be available to people who receive services at JCMH and who have demonstrated their readiness for independent living. JCMH property management will provide building supervision, and JCMH case managers will support their consumers to ensure their success in this environment. Rehab work will include replacing the old boiler, updating bathrooms & the laundry room, replacing unit entry doors, landscaping (to correct drainage & fix the sprinkler system), and repairing common area stairs & flooring.