FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Harrisburg, PA March 6, 2017 – Tri-County Housing Development Corporation, Ltd. (Tri-County HDC) received a 2016 Local Share Gaming Funds Grant of $132,000 from the Dauphin County Commissioners.
Tri-County HDC was one of 43 organizations awarded a grant from Dauphin County Gaming Grant funds, as recommended by the Dauphin County Gaming Advisory Board (GAB).
“This $132,000 grant will enable Tri-County HDC to move forward with our Adams Street project in Steelton Borough. We are very grateful to Dauphin County Commissioners for this grant.” said Gary E. Lenker, Executive Director. “We are excited for the future of this neighborhood.”
This multi-phase project is a collaborative effort by the Dauphin County Redevelopment Authority, the Borough of Steelton, and Tri-County HDC. The project provides for the redevelopment of approximately .963 acres of vacant and formerly blighted property located in the 100 block of Adams Street in Steelton. Twelve affordable townhouse units will be constructed and sold over a multi-phase, two year period to low- to moderate-income individuals or families.
About Tri-County HDC
Tri-County HDC was created in 1990 to address the unmet need for affordable housing in Central PA. Its mission is to promote and develop affordable housing for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is a certified Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) for the City of Harrisburg, and Dauphin and Cumberland Counties. Since its creation, Tri-County HDC has developed nearly 700 units of affordable housing for area families. Tri-County HDC’s activities are structured in direct response to local affordable housing needs and projects are developed within the context of building partnerships, revitalizing communities, and supporting our tenants and homeowners by offering them supportive services to help them achieve and maintain self-sufficiency.
Gary E. Lenker, Executive Director
Tri-County Housing Development Corporation, LTD.