Dougherty Provides $20.9M Construction Loan for Affordable Property in West St. Paul, Minnesota

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. — Dougherty Mortgage LLC has provided a $20.9 million HUD-insured loan for the construction of Darts Senior Apartments, a 172-unit affordable seniors housing property in West St. Paul. 

All units will be restricted to persons age 62 and older who earn up to 60 percent of the area median income. Dougherty arranged the 40-year loan on behalf of the borrower, WSP Senior Housing I LLLP. 

In addition to the HUD-insured first mortgage, the project will receive equity from the sale of low-income housing tax credits and funds from the Dakota County Community Development Agency Housing Opportunities Enhancement program. Dougherty & Co. LLC also underwrote tax-exempt bonds for the development, which is expected to open in summer 2020.