In 2007, the Eastern Branch Boys and Girls Club at 261 17th Street SE closed down. Since then, it’s been vacant, but there are now plans to redevelop it into a senior co-housing development. Washington City Paper reports that the plan is to redevelop the 11,000-square-foot site into 29 “independent living” units. A publicly accessible community space will also be included.
Rather than apartments, these will be for-sale units with two designated for caregivers and 10 designated for affordable housing for households making up to 80 percent of the area median income. All units will either be one- or two-bedrooms.
The development team behind the project includes Century Associates, Eco Housing Corp., and Keystar Real Estate.
• A ‘Senior Co-Housing’ Development is Headed for Hill East [Washington City Paper]