East Gables | Affordable Studio Apartments in Amherst, MA

At East Gables, 28 affordable studio apartments in Amherst, construction steadily continues, with the building framed, roofed, insulated, and windows installed. Rough mechanicals, interior insulation, and drywall will take place during early 2023. This Passive House building is due for completion in July 2023.

Marketing for the property will begin in February 2023 with applications available in Feb – March 2023. More info to come.

Information on East Gables from Western Builders

Before construction:

Start of construction:

East Gables goes vertical!

Jessica Allan, left, and Laura Baker, right, at East Gables.


Renderings of East Gables

Sanderson Place | Affordable Senior Housing in Sunderland, MA

Sanderson Place, a 33-apartment affordable senior housing development in Sunderland completed construction in December 2022 and received approval for occupancy in January 2023.  The first tenants are due to move in in late January.  Valley served as the project manager for project sponsor, Rural Development, Inc.  

Applications open for Sanderson Place – Senior (62+) Apartments in Sunderland, MA 
Apply through the Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority. Their housing lottery has finished, but you can still apply for the waitlist. For application and more information, click here.
The below photos show the in-progress construction.

View from the upper floor looking toward Mount Sugarloaf.

Sanderson Place during construction
Sanderson Place Village House once construction was finished
Left: Sanderson Place entrance Right: Sanderson Place common room
Left: Lounge area at Sanderson Place Right: Hallway at Sanderson Place

Sanderson Place - RDI Powerpoint

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