Ida IV site: Ida IV consists of two 6- story mid-rise buildings, connected on the first floor by an atrium/community center. The two towers were construction in the early 1970s and currently contain 224 public housing apartments for low-income residents. A commercial space on-site serves as a grocery store and a community space in the first-floor atrium connects the two mid-rise structures. There is no age restriction. Work scope includes; installation of 20 (10%) mobility impaired and 8 (4%) hearing/visual impaired units; conversion to LED light fixtures; select interior demolition and abatement of drywall and popcorn ceilings; new apartment components such as appliances, doors, cabinets, countertops per the Physical Conditions Assessment; kitchen and bathroom remodeling; Installation of a passive sub slab depressurization system. Upon completion there will be 140 studio and 84 one-bedroom apartments.
North Albany Homes Site : North Albany is comprised of 80 ea 2-story buildings, each with 2 duplex apartments for families on a 16-acre parcel. The property has an on-site community center available for resident use and resembles a park like setting. The site was demolished and rebuilt using HOPE VI grant funds and LIHTC equity in 2003. In general, the work scope for this property falls into the category of moderate rehabilitation. Key elements for the 160 apartments included in this project include repair and replacement of various components in accordance with the Physical Conditions Assessment; installation of high- efficiency lighting and low-flow plumbing fixtures; roof and window repair/replacement where warranted; upgrades of select kitchens and bathrooms; installation of 8 (5%) accessible units and 4 (2%) hearing/visual impaired units. Upon completion there will be 8 one-, 72 two-, 64 three- and 16 four-bedroom apartments.