Peoples’ Self-Help Housing to cut ribbon to 36-unit affordable apartment complex in Arroyo Grande

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Peoples’ Self-Help Housing to cut ribbon to 36-unit affordable apartment complex in Arroyo Grande

Ribbon cutting on October 16

Arroyo Grande, CA, Oct. 6, 2014 -- Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is inviting supporters and the public to an October 16 ribbon cutting ceremony for the all-new Courtland Street Apartments, which bring 36 affordable housing units to the community.

The 11:30 a.m. ceremony at the housing complex, 150 S. Courtland St., will feature remarks, partner recognition, the Arroyo Grande/Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce, and a light buffet lunch. Call (805) 540-2441, email admin@pshhc.org or visit www.pshhc.org to RSVP.

Sponsored and developed by PSHH, a non-profit organization, the apartment complex is now home to households earning 30-60 percent of the Area Medium Income. The affordable housing project features four one-bedroom, 18 two-bedroom and 14 three-bedroom units. Future residents will also be able to enjoy a community room with kitchen and meeting space, laundry facilities, youth education center, and playground.

PSHH President/CEO John Fowler directed development of the Courtland Street Apartments. The construction team includes Senior Construction Director Bill Loar, Construction Supervisor Joe Mangiardi, as well as CSA Architects of Santa Barbara and engineer Devin Newton of San Luis Obispo.

Financing is provided by Bank of America, California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, City of Arroyo Grande, County of San Luis Obispo HOME Funds, Housing Authority of the City of San Luis Obispo, Merritt Community Capital Corporation and San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund.

About PSHH

Founded in 1970, PSHH is an award winning non-profit organization that develops affordable housing and community facilities for low-income households and homeownership opportunities for working families and special needs populations, such as seniors, the disabled, and the formerly homeless. With over 1,200 homes completed and over 1,500 rental units developed and now managed by PSHH, it is the largest affordable housing developer on the Central Coast with offices in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.