Summary – This project will assist private developer in constructing a subsidized senior housing complex. This development would give seniors in the neighborhood a chance to stay where they are comfortable, in a home that accommodates their needs and desires. With this opportunity, Warsaw can stay vital by capitalizing on this growing market of community members.
Goals – Provide diversity in housing choices with infill development
- Provides 60 - 65 affordable units which complement the City’s goals
- Translates to a $6.5 million investment
- Provides for healthy aging in place lifestyle
- Increase vitality of the neighborhood with an increase in population
The Warsaw Senior Housing Project will be a 65 unit new construction 100% affordable senior community located as an infill site off Market Street developed/built/managed by The Englewood Group. Designed with an exterior style and color scheme that will complement the community, the building will be an elevator-served three story structure with 44 one bedroom units and 21 two bedroom units with a total of eleven different floor plans. One bedroom units range from 665 to 1,146 livable square feet and two bedroom units range from 941 to 1,083 livable square feet, making the majority of the project’s units larger than any other senior affordable unit plan offered in the community.
Every floor will have unique community spaces, including an expansive community multimedia room on the ground floor that includes free computer stations with Internet access, a common restroom, a warming kitchen for gatherings and potluck dinners, a library, and a cable television also equipped with a Wii for virtual golf, bowling, and tennis. The first floor also includes a salon area that will allow residents to have their preferred beautician visit them at the property. There will also be a counseling/medical room that allows for private on-site consultations between residents and medical personnel or social service providers.