FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—November 22, 2019
CONTACT: Sue Lamborn, 812.372.6918, slamborn@thrive-alliance.org

 Thrive Alliance Receives $1.2M for Crossroads Village Senior Housing Project in Seymour

Columbus – Thrive Alliance has received a $1.2 million allocation of low-income housing tax credits from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA). These funds will enable Thrive Alliance and partner Jonesboro Investments to move forward with construction of Crossroads Village, a $12.5 million, 64-unit affordable apartment complex at 500 South Poplar Street in Seymour, Indiana.

“We are extremely pleased to have IHCDA provide funding to make this project a reality,” said Mark Lindenlaub, Thrive Alliance Executive Director.  Lindenlaub lauded the cooperation of local officials in helping bring the project to fruition. “The involvement and support of Mayor Luedeman, the city council, and other community leaders has been invaluable in helping move this project forward,” he said.

In June, the Seymour City Council voted to provide tax abatement for the project and to invest $51,000 in local funding to install new sidewalks around the property.

The complex also benefits from a unique relationship with neighboring Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, which plans to provide on-site access to health screenings, health education and counseling services, nutrition education, dementia care and other services.  “We are excited to be working with the visionary staff at Schneck to create housing + services that encourages and supports healthy lifestyles.  This will benefit not only the residents living at Crossroads, but will also provide opportunities to connect with the residents in the surrounding neighborhood,” Lindenlaub added.

“We are pleased to partner with Thrive Alliance to help address the growing demand for housing in Seymour and Jackson County,” said Jacob Sipe, Executive Director of IHCDA. “Crossroads Village will also support the City of Seymour’s continued revitalization and redevelopment efforts while at the same time providing a new housing option for seniors.”

The project is slated for completion sometime in 2022.

Coverage in the Seymour Tribune: http://www.tribtown.com/2019/11/25/senior_housing_project_receives_funding/
and The Republic: http://www.therepublic.com/2019/11/26/affordable_housing_complex_moving_ahead_in_seymour/

 

 

 

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Guided by the vision that everyone has the opportunity to live a secure, engaged and independent life, our mission at Thrive Alliance is to improve the quality of life and health for people at risk of losing their independence.

We believe that everyone should be in control of their lives – to the best of their abilities – regardless of age. Quality of health is key to quality of life, and our health is greatly impacted by our behaviors and the environments where we live, work and play. Thrive Alliance supports healthy lifestyles, keeping people connected, and making our communities great places to live throughout all stages of life.

We help people get the right information, resources and support needed to live as independently as possible. Our network of programs focuses on issues related to affordable housing, caregiver support and services, nutrition and wellness programs, transportation and accessibility services, as well as fostering community-wide support for aging related issues. We serve as Indiana’s Agency on Aging for Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson and Jennings counties.

 

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