LARGO, FL – Feb. XX, 2016 – On February 11 at 3 p.m., Housing Trust Group (HTG), a leading real estate developer in Florida, the Southeastern U.S. and Arizona, will celebrate the grand opening of Whispering Palms Apartments, a 63-unit affordable housing community for families in the City of Largo in Pinellas County, FL.
“Housing Trust Group is excited to introduce Whispering Palms, a 63-unit new construction affordable housing community, to the citizens of the City of Largo and Pinellas County,” said Matthew Rieger, President and CEO of Housing Trust Group. “We are proud of our eco-friendly design and the full slate of amenities available to the families that will call Whispering Palms home.”
Located at 601 16th Avenue SE, just east of Seminole Boulevard in Largo, Whispering Palms, features a mix of two and three bedroom townhome and garden-style apartments, with four handicapped-accessible units. Residents will be surrounded by lush landscaping in a quiet setting and live in close proximity to a multitude of amenities including local retail and schools.
Whispering Palms offers an array of community amenities including a multipurpose clubhouse, large pool with pergola, fitness center, playground and computer lab. Residents will also have an opportunity to participate in on-site programs such as after-school children’s programs, literacy training, employment assistance and skills workshops.
Whispering Palms is 100% leased and is currently taking applications for its waiting list. The rental rate for a 2-bedroom apartment is $682 and the 3-bedroom homes run from $777 to $780. All rates include a full-sized washer and dryer. As an affordable housing development, units at Whispering Palms are reserved for those earning 60% or less of the area median income (AMI).
HTG has incorporated green design and building techniques in the construction of Whispering Palms in line with requirements for National Green Building Standards (NGBS). Residential units offer eco-friendly features such as low-flow plumbing fixtures, low-VOC paint, Energy-Star qualified appliances, Energy-Star windows and energy efficient HVAC systems.
About Housing Trust Group
Housing Trust Group (HTG) is headquartered in Coconut Grove, FL and is the parent company of various affiliated real estate companies. HTG’s real estate transactions exceed $2 billion in commercial, land and residential developments across Florida, the Southeastern U.S. and Arizona. HTG is a fully integrated real estate company that develops, constructs and manages affordable housing, workforce housing, market-rate housing, retail, mixed-use projects and vacation resort communities. For more information visit www.htgf.com.