East Gables | Affordable Studio Apartments in Amherst, MA

Valley Community Development is readying for a March 2022 construction start of East Gables. Western Builders has been selected as the General Contractor.

East Gables will be 28 small studio apartments located on Northampton Road in Amherst. The location provides walking access to downtown, shopping, bus stops, and the bike trail. This building will accommodate tenants with incomes ranging from 30% to 80% of the Area Median Income. Tenant amenities include a multi-purpose room, on-site laundry, outdoor patio, covered bike rack, with all utilities included in rent. Construction is due to finish in summer / fall 2023.

The building is designed to Passive House standards for maximum energy efficiency and resident comfort.

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Renderings of East Gables

Sanderson Place | Affordable Senior Housing in Sunderland, MA

Valley Community Development is serving as the Project Manager for Sanderson Place, which will become 33 affordable senior housing apartments located in the village center of Sunderland. The project sponsor is Rural Development, Inc. Construction began at this site in March 2021 and is expected to be complete in August 2022.

Applications open for Sanderson Place – Senior (62+) Apartments in Sunderland, MA 

Apply through the Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority. For application and more information, click here.

These photos show the in-progress construction.

Sanderson Place - RDI Powerpoint

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