HOUSING MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES OPENING OF 72 NEW AFFORDABLE APARTMENT HOMES IN
NC – Affordable Housing Management, Inc. (“AHM”) announces it has completed
construction of Sumner Ridge, a development consisting of seventy-two
affordable apartment homes with one, two and three-bedrooms. The development will hold a Ribbon Cutting on
Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Keynote speakers are Mayor Nancy Vaughan, NC Representative Jon
Hardister, and NC Representative Almos Quick.
Ridge received an allocation of 2015 Federal Housing Tax Credits through a
highly competitive application process by the North Carolina Housing Finance
Agency (“NCHFA”). The sale of the tax credits generated
approximately seventy percent of the equity to develop the property. That equity was provided by Community
Affordable Housing Equity Corporation (“CAHEC).
In addition to the equity investment, the City of Greensboro and NCHFA
provided below market rate loans and Community Investment Corporation of the
Carolinas (“CICCAR”) provided a permanent loan. The construction loan was
provided by Branch Banking & Trust Company (“BB&T”).
rents are multi-level ranging between $237 and $705, with all apartment homes
affordable for households earning below sixty percent of the area median income
(“AMI”). Twenty-one units are affordable
for households earning below fifty percent of AMI and fifteen units are
affordable for households earning below thirty percent of AMI.
Ridge apartment homes are certified under the National Association of Home
Builders’ National Green Building Standard and received Silver level. Energy Star v.3 provides additional savings
Levy, Executive Director of Affordable Housing Management, Inc, states, “The
new apartment homes are very attractive, have ample square footage and be Energy
Star certified providing reduced electric rates. The reduced electric rates and
below market rents provide extremely affordable homes with shopping, services, restaurants,
and employment centers, all within a short distance. The seventy-two new apartment homes assist
with the City’s efforts to increase the affordable rental housing stock and
help reduce homelessness.”
include a community building with: management offices; fitness center; resident
computer center; laundry center; resident community room; and attached covered
patio. Exterior amenities include:
playground; covered picnic shelter; multiple picnic areas; and bike racks. The two and three bedroom apartment homes
each will have two full bathrooms and all units include; self-cleaning ranges,
refrigerators with ice makers, dishwashers, pantries, washer/dryer connections,
ceiling fans, and abundant closet and storage space.
formerly known as Greater Greensboro Housing Foundation, is a private nonprofit
organization whose goal is to provide quality affordable rental housing for low
to moderate income households, including the elderly and disabled. AHM’s goals are
accomplished through the development and management of affordable apartments
for those households. AHM is located at 330 South Greene Street, Suite B-11. For more information on AHM, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ahmi.org.
Pictured from left to right: Alec Wrenn (AHM Board), Amos L. Quick, III (NC House Representative), David Levy (AHM), Jon Hardister (NC House Representative), Kathy Carpenter (AHM Board) & Chester H. Brown, III (AHM Board)