NEWARK, NJ—A project to redevelop a former psychiatric facilityin the Fairmont Heights section of the cityappears poised to break ground sometime in 2015.


The Greater Newark Housing Partnership isbehind the project to build an affordable housing development at128-134 South 10th St. that will predominantly provide supportivehousing for the formerly homeless, according to


The complex will feature four studio apartments, nineone-bedroom apartments, and eight two-bedroom units. About 15 ofthose units will targeted toward formerly homeless individuals andfamilies, who will be offered support services by Apostles'House of Newark, the development group said.


A two-family house with two affordable three-bedroom apartmentsis planned nearby. The project is being developed by GNHP inpartnership with Parkmont Housing and Redevelopment,LLC. See story at

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John Jordan

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