LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — More affordable housing is on the way for Lancaster all thanks to a new grant, awarding a new state grant that is awarding money to local community revitalization projects.
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The Spanish American Civic Association has already completed nine townhouses. This new grant is intended to build nine more, trying to make it easier for lower-income, first-time buyers to own property.
“The pricing in housing has been going up everywhere and Lancaster is no different and we also view homeownership as a way to create wealth in our community so that’s the opportunity we’re providing,” Jose R. Lopez, president of SACA Development, said.
A family of four making under $66,000 a year would qualify for one of the townhomes. Construction should begin early next year.