For Immediate Release: Feb. 16, 2011
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
Groundbreaking Set for Downtown Henderson's Pacific Pines 4
HENDERSON, Nev. – Nevada HAND, Inc. and the City of Henderson will break ground on Pacific Pines 4 Senior Apartments, an affordable senior housing development, at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22. The groundbreaking will take place at 27 E. Texas Ave., the site of the former Henderson Senior Center.
The ceremony will include remarks by Mayor Andy Hafen and members of the City Council. Participants will be able to view project renderings and learn about the project’s sustainable and green building features.
“Pacific Pines 4 represents an important part of Henderson’s downtown redevelopment,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “It brings another 62 affordable senior apartments to the area, while also incorporating important sustainability features such as high efficiency condensing boilers and photovoltaic solar energy, which is expected to provide over 5 percent of the development’s energy needs.”
The City of Henderson owns the land on which the project is being built and is leasing it to Nevada HAND for a term of 99 years. Once the building is completed, Nevada HAND will lease a portion of the complex back to the City of Henderson for senior adult recreation purposes, which will be programmed by the Parks and Recreation Department.
Nevada HAND is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit corporation with the mission of improving the lives of low-income individuals by providing affordable housing solutions and supportive services. Nevada HAND owns and operates 27 senior affordable communities representing over 2,600 apartments. As it is a HUD-certified Community Housing Development Organization, it receives preference for affordable housing development dollars under the Nevada Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program, HOME and Low-Income Trust Fund Program, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s Affordable Housing Program.