Affordable Housing

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The Housing Authority of the City of Miami Beach and Atlantic Pacific Cos. have broken ground on Vista Breeze, a 119-unit affordable seniors housing development. situated near the Normandy Shores Golf Course in Miami Beach. The property represents the largest affordable housing development to break ground in Miami Beach in 45 years, according to the developers. Vista Breeze will feature Miami modern (MiMo) architecture and include onsite parking, a community center and a business center. Units will be reserved for seniors earning no more than 80 …

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SAN DIEGO — Wells Fargo’s Community Lending and Investment (CLI) group has provided a total of $57.9 million in financing for construction of La Sabila, an affordable housing community for seniors in San Diego. The borrower is Wakeland. CLI provided a $30.5 million construction loan and $27.4 million equity investment. The project will consist of 85 residential units reserved for low-income residents over age 55. Further details were not disclosed. Timothy McCann, Terence Cordero and Jessica Gonzalez of CLI arranged the financing.

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NEW YORK CITY — Lendlease has completed construction of Garden Towers, an affordable seniors housing community in the Bronx.  Developed by Foxy Management, in partnership with HANAC Inc. and JLD Advisory LLC, the building features 149 rental homes for low-income adults age 62 or older. Lendlease served as general contractor on the development, located in the Morrisania neighborhood. Garden Towers features two mid-rise residential buildings, with an eight-story building facing Boston Road and a seven-story building facing Clinton Avenue. In addition to meeting Enterprise Green Communities criteria, Garden Towers was …

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MIRAMAR, Fla. — Pinnacle has broken ground on Pinnacle at La Cabaña, an affordable seniors housing community in Miramar, a northern suburb of Miami.  The $41.2 million project will feature 110 units in one- and two-bedroom floorplans. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2025. The development is part of a public-private partnership between Pinnacle and the City of Miramar.  Pinnacle at La Cabaña will offer 11 units to seniors earning up to 28 percent of the area median income, and the remaining units will be available to seniors earning up …

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SWEETWATER, Fla. — CREI Holdings has received a $67 million construction loan from Centennial Bank to build an affordable and workforce housing mid-rise building in Sweetwater, just west of Miami.  Construction of Li’l Abner III is set to begin in the second quarter of this year, with completion expected in the second quarter of 2026.  Coral Gables-based Burgos Lanza Architects and Planners designed the eight-story project, which features 328 one- and two-bedroom apartments. Of these, 40 percent will be designated for households with an income up to 80 percent of …

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GOSHEN, Ind. — Evergreen Real Estate Group has completed Green Oaks of Goshen, a 120-unit assisted living community for low-income seniors in Goshen, a city in northern Indiana.  Evergreen Construction Co., a division of Evergreen Real Estate Group, served as general contractor on the project, which recently welcomed its first residents and is currently 50 percent leased.  Located at 282 Johnson St., the $30 million project replaces a vacant, three-acre lot on the city’s north side near an existing Salvation Army building. Bourbonnais, Ill.-based Gardant Management Solutions operates the four-story …

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FAIRFAX, Va. — Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) has opened Ilda’s Overlook Senior Residences, an affordable seniors housing community in Fairfax, approximately 15 miles west of Washington, D.C.  The community provides 80 affordable units to seniors age 62 and above with incomes at or below 60 percent of the area median income (AMI).  Ilda’s Overlook was built in partnership with Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) and Erickson Senior Living. The property’s name, Ilda’s Overlook, is a nod to Black history in Fairfax County. It references a community …

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Hudson Valley Property Group has completed the renovation of Grandview Terrace Apartments, a 283-unit affordable seniors housing complex in the Journal Square area of Jersey City.  The $15.2 million, 16-month project upgraded the cabinetry, countertops, appliances, lighting, flooring, walls and water fixtures in the units and added amenities such as a new sky lounge with a stretching room, community room, library and a computer center.  KeyBank provided construction financing for the project, and that loan was refinanced under HUD’s 223(f) program upon completion.

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MIAMI — Housing Trust Group (HTG), a leading multifamily developer, and AM Affordable Housing, a nonprofit founded by NBA Hall of Famer and Miami Heat legend Alonzo Mourning, have opened Tucker Tower. The $44 million affordable housing community for seniors age 62 and older is located in the Perrine neighborhood of southern Miami. Tucker Tower, the eighth joint venture between HTG and AM Affordable Housing, will be exclusively available to income-qualifying residents, ensuring accessibility to those earning at or below 25, 30, and 60 percent of the area median income …

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By Joy Silver The scarcity of affordable housing is already a prominent crisis in communities across the United States, and it is even more acute and pronounced for seniors — a population that often finds themselves overlooked and underserved. How did we get here and what’s the best way to bring solutions to the table? Demographic shifts and “the 2030 problem” The demographic landscape of the United States is undergoing a significant shift, with baby boomers constituting the nation’s fastest-growing subpopulation. By 2030, every single baby boomer will be 65 …

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