Jesse B. Gill, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/03/2009 12:10:35 AM PST
By JESSE B. GILL
Staff Writer City to help with new Housing Authority project
REDLANDS – The San Bernardino County Housing Authority wants to build a new community in town and the Redevelopment Agency is going to help them do it.
The Housing Authority is planning a $75 millionmixed-income residential community including 189 rental units and 39 single-family homes. The project is slated for 19 acres on the northeast corner of Lugonia Avenue and Orange Street, where a complex of one-story apartments now occupies the property.
“It is to take out 115 units of distressed public housing that dates back to the late (19)40s or early 50s and replace (them) with 228 units of rental housing and home ownership opportunities,” said Susan Benner, the Housing Authority’s executive director.
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