New affordable housing apartments to open in DHS Monday

POSTED: 12:47 PM PDT Mar 21, 2013 

An affordable housing apartment building in Desert Hot Springs will have its grand opening Monday, members of the Coachella Valley Housing Coalition announced today.

Brisas de Paz at 65921 Flora Ave. contains 62 units and includes a swimming pool and all the amenities expected at a market-rate building, Lisa Olson of the housing coalition said.

Rent will range from $311 to $716 per month, according to Olson, who said the building has one-, two- and three-bedroom units.

The building was financed through the housing coalition by Bonneville Mortgage Co., California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, the city of Desert Hot Springs, Riverside County Economic Development Agency, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco's Affordable Housing Program, National Equity Fund, Rural LISC, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development and Wells Fargo.

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