This project-based Section 8 property is an "all-bills-paid" complex, which will be updated to offer residents an energy-efficient, quality living environment near Downtown Austin. Preserving project-based Section 8 housing is a prioritized component in the City of Austin's strategy to preserve affordable housing.

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Development: Elm Ridge Apartments
Award Recipient: Elm Ridge Affordable Housing Partners
Development Profile: Rental housing; acquisition and rehabilitation.
Total Housing Units: 130
Investment Impact: 130 affordable housing units at 99 years
Affordability: 30% median family income or less
Location: 1161 Harvey St., Austin, TX 78702
Source of Funding: General Obligation Bonds
Amount Awarded: $2,500,000
Date approved by AHFC Board: October 15, 2009
Project Status: Renovation complete