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CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS Caroline Street Apartments 134 S. Second Street New Bedford, MA 02741 Partners: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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1 CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS Caroline Street Apartments 134 S. Second Street New Bedford, MA Partners: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development New Bedford Housing Authority (NBHA) Greater New Bedford Community Health Center City of New Bedford - 64 Units -

2 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 2 BACKGROUND CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA Issues: Buildings interior and exterior worn 8 of 64 units uninhabitable Goals: Rehabilitate all units Address drainage problem Provide on-site supportive services Train and place NBHA residents into elderly supportive jobs

3 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 3 DESIGN / STAFFING 64 Units 1 BR62 2 BR2 Property Configuration: Garden Style & Village Orientation Amenities: Community Building, Meals On Wheels, Transportation, 24 social service providers, Walk-in Clinic Staff: Social Service Coordinator (Reports to HOPE VI Coordinator in Modernization Office) Part-time Assistant CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA

4 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 4 PROCESS CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA Drainage Issue: HOPE VI Elderly Revitalization grant and local CDBG funds leveraged to attract EPA grant for $2.9 million drainage project

5 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 5 PROCESS (Continued) Physical Redevelopment Plan: Combined HOPE VI Elderly grant, CDBG, and EPA funds to address drainage problems, increase curb appeal, and renovate community center facility Designated building elderly only Social Service Plan: Social Service Coordinator Peabody Properties (Recruited social service providers) CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA

6 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 6 PROCESS (Continued) FUNDING SOURCES HOPE VI Funds $4,146,78051% Other Federal Funds (EPA*) $2,045,12824% CDBG Funds$1,465,00018% Federal Home Loan Bank $500,0006% Capital Funds$10,2511% Total:$8,167,159 USES Rehab Construction $7,030,26790% Planning/Soft Costs $332,7934% Community and Social Services $161,4612% Administration$73,8381% Relocation/ Reoccupancy $55,0001% In-Kind Services $15,0001% Demolition/ Remediation $8,8001% Total:$7,667,159 CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA $127,612 per unit

7 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 7 MANAGEMENT / MARKETING Management Functions: Property development Social Service Marketing: Subsidized units Market rate units CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA

8 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 8 CHALLENGES/FAILURES/LESSONS LEARNED Physical design determined feasibility of ALF Open services to larger community Model required service coordinator and in-place service providers Linking FSS program to elderly service needs provide employment options to non-elderly residents Model provides flexibility for future options CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA

9 Assisted Living Facilities Models in Public Housing 9 ACCOMPLISHMENTS/SUCCESSES/HIGHLIGHTS Social Service Coordinator In-place social service providers Job training and placement of non-elderly residents Drainage project CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTSNEW BEDFORD, MA


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