The recent signing of the Cabrini Consent Decree clears the wayfor alottery of current and former CHA residents, from which 700will bedrawn to apply for CHA replacement housing and 270 for taxcredit units."That process is unfolding," says Dave Holsten,co-developer of North TownVillage. "Then we will be given the nameson the lottery list to interviewfor residency in ourapartments."


In addition to the 79 CHA families who will occupy residences atNorth TownVillage, the consent decree gives preference toCabrini-Green relocates forthe 39 affordable rate units. Selectionof the CHA families will beginas soon as the lottery process hasbeen completed.


The Resident Transition Plan of North Town Village providestransitioningsupport to all residents to ensure that eachinhabitant of the seven-acremixed-income community is properlyacclimated. Aside from the ResidentTransition Plan, other effortsinclude plans for work force development andcommunity building.


The Kenard/Holsten housing plan for North Town Village calls for50% of the housing to be market-rate units, and 20% tobeaffordable-rental and affordable for-sale units for familiesearning up to120% of the area median income. The balance of theunits will bepublic housing replacement units dispersed throughoutthe development.

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