Non-profit comes together with federal and local governments to celebrate housing project

MEDIA ADVISORY

Non-profit comes together with federal and local governments to celebrate housing project

WHAT

A ribbon cutting event to signify the completion of a multi-unit renovation project, designed for low- to very- low income residents in Linden, Michigan will take place November 2 at 11:00 AM. Residents will be present and available for interview and will be participating in the ribbon cutting.   James J. Turner, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Michigan, OLHSA Chief Executive Officer Ronald B. Borngesser, Linden City Manager Chris Wren, and other officials will be among those addressing the attendees. Legislators will be present.

WHERE

Willow Haven Apartments, 815 S. Bridge Street, in Linden.

WHEN

November 2  |  11:00 AM

CONTACT       

Adela Piper, OLHSA   |   248-209-2621  |  adelap@olhsa.org

Alec Lloyd, USDA Rural Development (Michigan)   |   517-324-5204   |   alec.lloyd@mi.usda.gov

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Formerly known as Gateway Manor, USDA Rural Development financed the original construction in 1985.  The 32-unit complex will provide upgraded low-income housing for rural residents.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).

Venture, Inc. will provide quality, energy-efficient, affordable housing for low and moderate income people by facilitating home purchase, rehabilitation, construction, loans and other community improvement activities.

OLHSA, Community Action Agency, improves the quality of life for people facing crisis while strengthening families, communities, seniors and youth since 1964. Over 320,000 services were provided in 2010 in the pursuit of helping people and changing lives.  www.olhsa.org