Hedge Lane Apartments will be one of the only workforce housing projects to be built in Johnson County in 20 years.
Hedge Lane Apartments will be a 144-unit apartment community located in Shawnee, Kansas, in the heart of Johnson County, the most affluent county in the State. The project will consist of one, two and three-bedroom units. All the units will be rented at 60% AMI levels. The project will be funded with 4% low-income housing tax credits, tax-exempt bonds and a $1 million long term loan from Johnson County, KS.
The development will target working-class residents in a fast growing industrial corridor along K-7 whose household incomes are ≤ 60% AMI. The project anticipates roughly 270-300 people will be beneficiaries based on unit mix.
According to the Johnson County Housing Study in Shawnee: