The Ohio Finance Housing Agency tax credit awards are out and Weinland Park is going to get a new building. The Community Housing Network will build a four-story building at Ninth Avenue and Section Alley as part of the South of Gateway development.

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As stated in their proposal:

Terrace Place is a new construction project proposed by Community Housing Network, Inc.(CHN). The development will provide sixty (60) one bedroom apartments in an environment that supports recovery and housing retention to individuals who struggle with homelessness, mental illness and/or addiction. The building will be part of the South Gateway II project, a 7+ acres mixed use redevelopment that will have commercial space, market rate housing and student
housing. Terrace Place involves the demolition of CHN’s 1494 North High Street Apartments (a 36-unit PSH development) and transferring all current
residents, subsidies, and services to the new 60 unit building. The new site is located only two blocks east of 1494 North High Street..CHN also expects to house OSU Extension offices, which will offer services to the community and residents of Terrace Place. Forty-seven (47) units will be reserved for homeless and thirteen
(13) will be non-homeless. These thirteen units will be set aside for Franklin County Board ADAMH clients. Terrace Place will have 24-hour staffing and onsite supportive services.Concord Counseling is CHN’s service partner at 1494 North High Str
eet providing tenants with linkages to supportive services that include but
are not limited to on-going assessments, case
management, psychiatric services, medication monitoring, health services, employment
services, individual counseling and substance abuse treatment.
CHN will serve as Owner, Developer, and Property Manager
for Terrace Place. CHN hopes to close all financing for Terrace Place in July
2015 and complete construction before September 20.
In other news the NRP senior housing project at Grant and Fifth Avenue did not receive tax credits in this round. It was also not funded in the previous two rounds so it’s possible different development proposal may surface for this parcel.