A rendering of Cornerstone Village to be inbuilt Elk Grove, Calif. (AbleLight Cornerstone Village)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Builders and an Elk Grove church are teaming up on an reasonably priced unbiased residing growth for adults with mental and developmental disabilities with plans to interrupt floor subsequent 12 months.
Nonprofit developer AbleLight and San Francisco-based reasonably priced housing developer-manager John Stewart Co., are plotting out the proposed 84-unit Cornerstone Village. The 4-acre venture can be constructed at 9270 Bruceville Highway on the grounds of Gentle of the Valley Lutheran Church, pending metropolis approvals. Builders are aiming to open in 2025.
Builders submitted purposes for the venture in mid-January and anticipate assembly with metropolis planners and Elk Grove Metropolis Council in Might, venture representatives mentioned at a digital discussion board just lately.
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That is Minnesota-based AbleLight’s first California venture. 4 different Cornerstone Village initiatives are in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 1 / 4 of the Elk Grove residences can be put aside for individuals with mental and developmental disabilities. The religion-based nonprofit’s residential communities are “designed to unite individuals with developmental disabilities with different members of the neighborhood in a loving, Christian setting.”
The residences can be “centered on independence,” representatives mentioned on the discussion board, using good know-how, constructing design and elevators to help residents with mobility and imaginative and prescient points. Mission managers additionally plan to associate with resident companies supplier LifeSTEPS to supply case administration, after-school applications and health lessons on website.
Native sponsor Gentle of the Valley will promote the land for the event — a mixture of one-bedroom models and two- and three-bedroom residences, in accordance with builders’ info. John Stewart Co. has 375 reasonably priced housing developments throughout California together with 26 properties within the higher Sacramento area.
Mission builders estimate about 2,100 adults with mental or developmental disabilities dwell in Elk Grove, with many within the metropolis’s lowest-income bracket and largely priced out of Elk Grove’s rental market.
The condominium combine additionally consists of 53 models for working households and 9 models for residents who have been previously unhoused. A property supervisor will even dwell on website.
A case supervisor will even work with beforehand homeless tenants to hyperlink them with well being, college and job assets whereas neighbor Gentle of the Valley will present mentorship and different companies.
As soon as constructed, the brand new development can be a part of a “single neighborhood” with Gentle of the Valley, with a public courtyard connecting the 2, say builders.
“That is what church buildings do,” Jay Reed, pastor of Gentle of the Valley, mentioned on the digital discussion board. “We requested, ‘What if we had a neighborhood that was already there? How will we do that in order that we embody (individuals)?’ Let’s do neighborhood nicely.”
Town of Elk Grove has 18 reasonably priced condominium communities with about 2,300 models, in accordance with metropolis officers. Not less than two of the communities have pacts with the town to just accept tenants who have been as soon as unhoused, officers mentioned.
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