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CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS
Caroline Street
Apartments
134 S. Second Street
New Bedford, MA 02741
- 64 Units Partners:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
New Bedford Housing Authority (NBHA)
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center
City of New Bedford
BACKGROUND
2
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
Issues:
Building’s 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
CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS
NEW BEDFORD, MA
DESIGN / STAFFING
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
3
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 APARTMENTS
64 Units
1
BR
62
2
BR
2
NEW BEDFORD, MA
PROCESS
4
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
Drainage Issue:
HOPE VI Elderly
Revitalization grant and
local CDBG funds leveraged
to attract EPA grant for $2.9
million drainage project
CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS
NEW BEDFORD, MA
PROCESS (Continued)
5
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
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 APARTMENTS
NEW BEDFORD, MA
PROCESS (Continued)
6
FUNDING SOURCES
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
USES
HOPE VI
Funds
$4,146,780
51%
Rehab
Construction
$7,030,267
90%
Other Federal
Funds (EPA*)
$2,045,128
24%
Planning/Soft
Costs
$332,793
4%
CDBG Funds
$1,465,000
18% Community
and Social
6% Services
$161,461
2%
$73,838
1%
$55,000
1%
$15,000
1%
$8,800
1%
Federal Home
Loan Bank
$500,000
Capital Funds
$10,251
Total:
$8,167,159
$127,612
per unit
1% Administration
Relocation/
Reoccupancy
In-Kind
Services
Demolition/
Remediation
Total:
CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS
$7,667,159
NEW BEDFORD, MA
MANAGEMENT / MARKETING
7
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
Management Functions:
Property development
Social Service
Marketing:
Subsidized units
Market rate units
CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS
NEW BEDFORD, MA
CHALLENGES/FAILURES/LESSONS LEARNED
8
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
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 APARTMENTS
NEW BEDFORD, MA
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/SUCCESSES/HIGHLIGHTS
9
Assisted Living Facilities
Models in Public Housing
Social Service Coordinator
In-place social service providers
Job training and placement of non-elderly residents
Drainage project
CAROLINE STREET APARTMENTS
NEW BEDFORD, MA

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