Saturday, February 5, 2011

New project provides affordable housing in American Fork

There's a new place for senior citizens in American Fork. Called Rosewood Place, it has 12 units of affordable senior housing. It was built under the auspices of the Housing Authority of Utah County and provides rent subsidies for low-income residents.

The first of its kind in American Fork, it will have residents move in about Valentine's Day. At press time, 11 of the 12 units were under contract. Each of the one-bedroom apartments includes a stove, refrigerator, microwave, garbage disposal, washer and dryer. Covered parking and outside storage are available. All utilities are included in the rent, which is calculated as one-third of the resident's income. The balance of the rent is subsidized through the Housing Authority of Utah County. One or two senior citizens may live in each unit. Daily Herald