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TDHCA Spotlights

Gateway Village Seniors

TDHCA congratulates Gateway Village I LLC, Related Capital, and Capstone Real Estate Services on the September 15, 2004, grand opening of Gateway Village Seniors, an affordable rental community for persons 55 years of age or better. Located in Beaumont, the development was funded in part through the Department's Housing Tax Credit Program. Gateway Village offers 116 one- and two-bedroom, mixed-income units. The property features a resort style pool with hot tub, walking path, picnic areas, community garden, and numerous assigned covered parking spaces. For more information on this property, call (409) 840-4811. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Murdeaux Villas

TDHCA joined Sphinx Development Corporation, numerous partner organizations, and elected officials for a grand opening ceremony in Dallas on August 30, 2004, for Murdeaux Villas, Texas' newest affordable rental property. Murdeaux Villas is a 240-unit property funded through TDHCA's Multifamily Mortgage Revenue Bond and Housing Tax Credit programs. More than half of the units feature three and four bedrooms making the development extremely attractive to growing families. In addition to a swimming pool and a community center with state-of-the-art computer equipment, the property offers nine-foot ceilings, a beautifully landscaped children's playground, basketball courts, and a wide variety of supportive services tailored to tenants' needs. For more information on Murdeaux Villas call (214) 398-4110. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Ewing Villas

Sphinx Development Corporation held a grand opening ceremony in Dallas on May 21, 2004, for Ewing Villas, an 80-unit mixed income townhome community funded in part through TDHCA's Housing Tax Credit Program. The property features two- and three-bedroom townhouse units built onto a hillside, providing spectacular views of the Dallas skyline. In addition to a swimming pool and a community center with state-of-the-art computer equipment, the property offers after school programs for tenant children, health screening and immunizations, and social and recreational activities. Plus, the property is across the street from a DART light rail station, providing efficient transportation across the entire Dallas metro area. For more information on Ewing Villas, call (214) 946-1800. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Crossroads Housing Development Corporation (CHDC)

On April 16 the Crossroads Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) in Big Spring celebrated the grand opening of their new neighborhood training center. CHDC is offering homeownership training along with foreclosure counseling, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Money Smart course, home maintenance, and landscaping for equity courses. Paul Pryor, Executive Director of CHDC realizes that most people who are interested in buying a home do not necessarily understand the process. Understanding the home buying process, as well as financing options and the loan approval process is the focus of the training courses that will be offered by CHDC. He and CHDC staff member Stacy Walker are both certified homebuyer education providers; they were certified by TDHCA through the Texas Statewide Homebuyer Education Program. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Primrose of Cedar Hill

TDHCA salutes Southwest Housing on the January 27, 2004 grand opening of Primrose of Cedar Hill, a mixed income senior rental community funded in part through TDHCA tax credits. Located in Cedar Hill (Dallas County), Primrose of Cedar Hill offers 67 one-bedroom units and 65 two-bedroom units spread among 33 one-story buildings designed to give the feel of a single family residential community. The community specifically caters to active seniors and offers transportation, organized outings and activities, nutritional education, a swimming pool with wheelchair access, and a host of other amenities. For more information on this property, call (972) 293-5800. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Rosemont at Oak Valley

TDHCA congratulates Southwest Housing and the Austin Housing Finance Corporation on the December 16, 2003, grand opening of Rosemont at Oak Valley, an affordable rental community funded in part through TDHCA tax credits. Located in Austin, Rosemont at Oak Valley offers 120 two-bedroom units and 160 three- and four-bedroom, two-story duplexes for low income families. Units feature nine-foot ceilings, kitchen islands, French doors, and large pantries. Rosemont at Oak Valley also offers after-school programs, a family activities center, family counseling, computer literacy programs, and parenting and life skills classes. Plus, residents may participate in a matched savings plan which they can use to purchase a home or for educational opportunities. For more information on this property, call (512) 326-5155. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Towne Park Fredericksburg

Towne Park Fredericksburg's grand opening was held September 25, 2003, in Fredericksburg, Texas. The complex provides affordable housing for senior citizens and was financed in part by TDHCA tax credits. All units are two bedroom apartments available in three different floor plans. Amenities include energy efficient construction, walk in closets, fitness center, community center, and accessible units. Section 8 vouchers are also accepted. For more information on Towne Park Fredericksburg call (830) 990-9086. View the photo (opens in a new window)

Terrell Senior Terraces

The Life Rebuilders Group celebrated the grand opening of its newest property, Terrell Senior Terraces II, September 15, 2003, in Terrell, TX. The $9,600,000 property was partly financed by TDHCA-issued housing tax credits. Terrell Senior Terraces II consists of 180 units and will be a multifamily senior development for seniors ages 55 and up. Amenities include a 4,700 square foot Senior Community Center, a pool and cabana, and a putting green. Social services will be provided by the Kaufman County Senior Services. Call (480) 837-3000 or (972) 445-4139 for more information on this property. View the photo (opens in a new window)

Babcock North Phase II

In June 2003, the Alamo Area Mutual Housing Association celebrated the grand opening of Babcock North Phase II in San Antonio. This $6 million project was partly financed by TDHCA-issued housing tax credits. It has 72 two- and three-bedroom units. Seven of the units are fully accessible for people with disabilities. Amenities include a leasing/learning center with a computer lab and a large activity center. For more information on this property call (210) 690-1460. View the photo (opens in a new window)

Garden Terrace

On August 7, 2003, Foundation Communities and the Capitol Area Homeless Alliance (CAHA) began accepting applications for their single room occupancy apartments at Garden Terrace. Located in Austin, Garden Terrace is the city's first permanent supportive housing development for single adults, and will offer 85 efficiency apartments to low income single adults. Construction of the development was funded in part through TDHCA's Housing Tax Credit Program. For more information on Garden Terrace, please call (512) 447-2026, ext. 20. View the photo (opens in a new window).

Eden Place

TDHCA congratulates Eden Home, Inc., National Church Residences, and DMA Development Company, LLC on the July 22, 2003 grand opening of their affordable senior apartment community Eden Place. Located in Seguin, Eden Place is a 60-unit single story property made possible by housing tax credits awarded by TDHCA. The property offers one and two bedroom units with 9ft ceilings, ceiling fans, a full appliance package, washer/dryer hookups, a private patio, and outdoor storage. Other amenities include a clubhouse with a community room, library, laundry facilities, and a garden area. For more information on Eden Place contact the management office at (830) 372-9440. View the photo (opens in a new window).

If you would like your TDHCA funded property highlighted on this website, please email photographs and a brief description to Jorge Reyes at jorge.reyes@tdhca.state.tx.us.