FAIRFIELD — A $1.5 million grant will allow a 60-unit senior housing community named Dixon Heritage Commons to build another 60 units of affordable housing.
The grant comes from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and is the largest provided to any Sacramento-area housing group, according to a press release from First Northern Bank of Dixon. First Northern Bank applied for the funding. Total Federal Home Loan Bank grants for Heritage Commons is $2.5 million.
Heritage Commons is sponsored by Davis Senior Housing Communities Inc., the press release said. It resulted from a visit by Dixon City Council members and officials to the group’s Eleanor Roosevelt Circle project in Davis.
The first phase of Heritage Commons opened a few weeks ago. The rental housing development includes a community store, raised planter beds and a therapy pool that is to be finished next month. Phase two is to include an additional meeting room, kitchen, office, more raised planter beds, a community garden and pond.
For more information, go to www.npllc.org/blog or call Maria Claustro of Heritage Commons at 676-0426.
First Northern Bank of Dixon has sponsored nearly $5.3 million in Federal Home Bank of San Francisco grants to build affordable housing in Solano and Yolo counties. It is an independent community bank with headquarters in Solano County since 1910.
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