Memphis gets new, “green” affordable housing community | Real Estate
The Memphis Housing Authority opened a new affordable housing community for local seniors this afternoon. The Lyons Ridge Apartments are among the first of their kind. These units have been certified by the National Green Building Standard, making this building affordable and environmentally friendly.
“Memphis has been recognized nationally for the great strides we have made in changing the face of public housing and affordable, green housing is the latest step in our innovative leadership.” said Robert Lipscomb, executive director of the Memphis Housing Authority and the Division of Housing and Community Development. “We hope that other cities follow in our example”
The complex is made up of over 100 apartment units in the three-story building. Each unit is adaptable to ADA handicapped standards. Lyons Ridge will also be offering units for the audio-visually impaired.
For information on how to apply for a unit call 901-948-6005