Final Habitat for Humanity building completed on Park Street

The third and final Habitat for Humanity duplex building was completed at 2nd and Park streets, and the families who purchased those two townhomes received their keys April 17. The term “stay-at-home” now has a different meaning for these new homeowners, despite the strange times we live in.

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Trustees complete final steps for affordable rentals in Lyons Valley Park

The Lyons Board of Trustees unanimously approved a Development Plan Agreement with Summit Housing Group at an April 13 virtual meeting, the final step in multiple approval processes for 40 affordable rentals in the Lyons Valley Park Subdivision. Summit is under contract with landowner Keith Bell to purchase both Tract A of Filing No. 8 for 21 townhomes and 19 existing platted single-family-home lots in the subdivision. All will be affordable rentals for households at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), required and monitored through federal funding programs. The funding comes from the federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and also the federal Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds.

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Planning Commission approves development plan for 21 townhomes

The Lyons Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) approved a development plan on March 10 for 21 townhomes on Tract A of Filing No. 8 in Lyons Valley Park subdivision, all affordable rentals to households at 60 percent of the area median income. The next step in the process is a Development Plan Agreement before the Lyons Board of Trustees, possibly in April.