AHDC Updates Structure of Seminary Street Improvement

The Alexandria Housing Enhancement Corp. has launched up to date architectural plans for its new Seminary

The Alexandria Housing Enhancement Corp. has launched up to date architectural plans for its new Seminary Street progress, which will present prospects for families to invest in condos at an very affordable price in its place of being caught renting. 

The advancement will be just east of the Seminary Road Fire Station (206) and will acquire the location of three one family members houses, together with 1 team house at the moment utilized by Sheltered Households of Alexandria. The properties are at 4547, 4555 and 4557 Seminary Road (see map beneath). 

AHDC is hosting a virtual local community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May possibly 25 to go over the current programs for the home with AHDC officers and representatives from Alexandria-based undertaking architect Rust Orling. Click on listed here to sign-up for the Zoom webinar.

In a digital community conference before this calendar year, AHDC officers stated the townhomes will be aimed at those people creating 80 p.c the spot median earnings (AMI), which is usually $70,000 to $100,000 for every year dependent on the dimensions of the household. AHDC is doing work on figuring out each how to make — and preserve — the townhomes affordable, including placing limits into place that let people to build fairness but assure affordability into the upcoming. ADHC is seeking at a assortment of designs to do this.

In accordance to AHDC:

Since the first proposal, the style and design has been through sizeable modifications. The newest adjustments are mirrored in this “Concept 2” plan (PDF). Involved in notion 2 are:

  • 37 homeownership models (31 townhomes and 6 condominium flats).
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  • 3 flats owned and occupied by Sheltered Houses of Alexandria (SHA).
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  • 2 garage areas for every townhome, in addition 18 surface area parking areas (for SHA, condominium flats occupants, as effectively as friends)
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  • Preservation of roughly 51% of the site’s open up area, as very well enhancing pedestrian access to city-owned park land on the internet site.
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Alexandria Dwelling Magazine Staff members

Might 24, 2021

7:01 p.m.

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