Construction on Affordable Housing to begin soon

As many people in the Lebanon area continue to face the challenge of finding affordable housing, infrastructure is being laid for a development that will build homes that are affordable for middle and lower income residents. Donna Williams President of Bridge Builders Community Development Corporation said the plan began to take shape after having a conversation with Joe Berkich and other City of Lebanon staff members in 2020…..

Williams said that she began having conversations with Affordable Housing Developers, and the Missouri Housing Development Commission to find funding for the project. Now that tax credits, grants and soft loans are in place she said they are just about ready to go…

Phase one of the development will consist of about 50 homes and a club house which will serve as an office and recreational and educational space for the residents. Williams said there will be homes for disabled individuals, those with children and veterans. The rental rates for the majority of the homes will be income based…

Construction on the Bridge Builders Project in Lebanon is expected to begin in September.