Continuance of the City's efforts toward the conservation and revitalization of housing through the rehabilitation of Terre Haute's housing stock and the construction of new housing units. In addition the City will work with non-profits to rehabilitate community facilities in income eligible neighborhoods that serve predominately low- to moderate-income families.
1400 North Avenue
HCI Property Development-Lange Apartments, LP completed the construction in 2005 of a 56-unit apartment building consisting of 28 efficiency apartments and 28 2-bedroom apartments. There is also a community/dinning room with a kitchen, offices, a laundry facility, training room and a reception and waiting area. Three of the units are handicap accessible. Very low-income and low- to moderate-income individuals and families will lease the units and they will receive individual services and guidance to meet the challenges of living in this metropolitan area.
1616 Wabash Avenue
Hamilton Center, Inc. rehabilitated this building for its Rehabilitation Services Program.
The building is approximately 12,000 s.f. and is composed of offices, a client lounge, reception area, infirmary, conference room, waiting area, restrooms and a community room with a kitchen area. It provides services to low- to moderate-income adults with disabilities and their families.
506 N. 15th Street
The Mental Health Association in Vigo County constructed a 2-story apartment building consisting of 10 efficiencies, a common area, laundry, offices and a reception area. Very low-income and low-income individuals with disabilities lease the units. An on-site building manager lives in one of the units. Four of the units are handicap accessible.
1402 Locust Street (Bethany House)
The Bethany House is a homeless shelter for Catholic Charities of Terre Haute, with 7 rooms for families and women with children. They also provide meals for lunch everyday for the community, and each weekday morning. In addition, the Bethany House Clothes Closet provides free clothing to clients in need. The renovation of the Bethany House included an addition to the main dining room and an extensive expansion of the kitchen.
18th & Chestnut Streets
Light House Mission Ministries, Inc., through it's non-profit Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO), constructed six 1-bedroom apartments for very low and low-income individuals. One unit is handicap accessible. Individuals transitioning from not having housing to participating and completing the Mission’s various required programs will qualify for these permanent rental housing units.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity continues to construct low-income homes on scattered sites in the City. A majority of the building sites were purchased from the Department of Redevelopment for one dollar. The Department of Redevelopment will also continue to support Habitat for Humanity in the targeted areas of the City, by offering down payment assistance to the new homebuyer, as we have many times in the past.