Oldest City in Kentucky is Home to New Senior Housing Project
(Harrodsburg Place is a 32-unit senior housing project developed by Buckeye Community Hope Foundation and managed by RLJ Management Company, Inc. in Mercer County, Kentucky)
October 23, 2013 – Harrodsburg Place, a new senior housing community, has the distinction of being located in the oldest city in Kentucky and the oldest city in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountain Range. The $5 million project is comprised of 12 one-bedroom units and 20 two-bedroom units spread throughout eight residential buildings. Buckeye Community Hope Foundation and other partners celebrated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the site.
Harrodsburg Place offers a community building with a kitchenette, seating areas, electric fireplace, and flat screen television. The community building houses the management office, computer center, library, and fitness room. Outdoor amenities include a gazebo and patio.
Unit amenities include one-car attached garages that include automatic openers, additional storage spaces, new energy-efficient appliances including a dishwasher and garbage disposal. Each unit has washer-dryer hookups, central heating and air conditioning, and large covered porches.
Harrodsburg Place was developed using a combination of low-income housing tax credits, funding through Citizens Union Bank and HOPE of Kentucky. Equity investment was provided by Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing.