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City Flats

2633 First Avenue South/2620 Pillsbury Avenue South

City Flats includes two previously separately owned apartment buildings in the Whittier NeighborhoodB Flats and Calypso Flats. City Flats, LLC, plans to begin renovating the two buildings, which will be managed by CommonBond Communities. Rehab will include balconies, windows, roofs, doors, plumbing, electrical fixture replacement, a new ventilation system, landscaping, new fencing and exterior repairs. Housing Lifeskills Centre, a supportive service component, will teach tenants how to attain self sufficiency.


City Flats

City Financing:

$597,455 Community Development Block Grant


$211,000 Low-Income Housing Tax Credits-CPED


$ 49, 176 Low-Income Housing Tax Credits-MHFA

Total Development Cost: 

Approximately $3.35 million

Number of Units: 

Former B Flats building – 9 units (Section 8 PBA)

Former Calypso Flats building – 18 units

Unit Sizes: 

All three-bedrooms

Renovation expected to begin: 

August 2005

Expected completion date:

2005 or later

Information subject to change.

June 2005

Last updated Oct 28, 2011