A program that provides affordable housing to women recovering from substance abuse and their children intends to build a 37-unit development at 28th and Tracy. Amethyst Place, which currently operates a similar-size development and 27th and Troost, is planning the $15.4 million project that’s expected to begin construction this spring and be completed by late 2024.
The project incudes 25 apartments and 12 townhomes on a 1.2-acre site. It’s being developed by a team primarily made up of women professionals in the development field with the guidance of Sunflower Development, according to a press release.
“Sadly, our average waitlist holds about 40 families,” Starla Wulf Brennan, executive director, said in a statement. “Most families wait a year before they can move in. During this time, mom is unhoused and most children are separated in foster care. Imagine all the trauma endured and the potential stifled during this devastating wait.”
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