The Pinellas County Housing Authority (PCHA) is excited to announce a Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its newly constructed 153-unit Pinellas Heights senior community in Largo, FL onsite at 10:00 am on Friday, May 9, 2014.
“We’re tremendously grateful for the support of our funding partners and very excited to introduce Pinellas Heights to the community.” These new apartment homes will assure that 153 low-income seniors have a safe home that is affordable.” said Debbie Johnson, PCHA’s Executive Director.
The mixed-finance community will provide additional affordable housing with income-based rents for low-income seniors ages 62 and older in Pinellas County.
Norstar Development USA, LLP and PCHA were the co-developers for this project. Funding for the construction of Pinellas Heights was provided by:
• U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
• Housing Finance Authority of Pinellas County
• Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
• Pinellas County Community Development
• City of Largo
• Norstar Development USA, LLP
• RBC Capital Markets
• JP Morgan Chase
• Pinellas County Housing Authority
In addition to all of the partners that made Pinellas Heights possible, Senator Latvala, representatives from Congressman Jolly’s Office and State Representative Larry Ahern’s office, Largo Mayor Patricia Gerard, and Ed Jennings, HUD’s Region IV Administrator, are scheduled to be on hand to offer remarks regarding Pinellas Heights and to assist in the Ribbon Cutting.
The Pinellas County Housing Authority is a HUD designated High Performing Agency and was named the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 2012 Housing Authority of the Year. PCHA provides housing opportunities for over 8,000 county individuals. PCHA’s focus is on providing affordable housing through the development, ownership, and management of properties, and administration of rental assistance programs. For more information about PCHA, visit www.pinellashousing.com