Affordable senior living development proposed for Greenville – WYFF4 Greenville

A proposed senior living affordable housing development is in the works for a Greenville Community.Developers say the goal of the Southernside Senior Living development is to fill the need for affordable housing in the city with a focus on housing for seniors. “The reason this project was selected is because there is a need in the Southernside neighborhood for aging seniors,” said Rob Couch, senior associate and architect with Mcmillan Pazdan Smith Architecture.The proposed development would sit on two locations, according to the architecture firm.Site No. 1: West Washington Street and Hudson Street (next to Dog Culture and Unity Park)93 units, all affordable up to 60% area median incomeSite No. 2: West Washington Street at Washington Park.54 units, all affordable up to 60% area median incomeThe units would be age-restricted to 55+, a mix of one and two bedrooms units and have public and private outdoor space. “Our design goals were really to try and pull from the ideals of unity park,” Couch added. “So the developer’s vision is really to provide for homes so that long-term residents of the neighborhood can stay in the neighborhood and age in place.”One neighbor in the Southernside community said it’s taken too long for something like this to come to the area. Nancy Painter said she is excited. “And this is a great idea that we are having these apartments built but I just really hope we fill them with people who are looking,” Painter said.The proposed development will go before the city of Greenville’s planning commission next Thursday. Anyone wishing to weigh in on the project is encouraged to come to give input.

GREENVILLE, S.C. —

A proposed senior living affordable housing development is in the works for a Greenville Community.

Developers say the goal of the Southernside Senior Living development is to fill the need for affordable housing in the city with a focus on housing for seniors.

“The reason this project was selected is because there is a need in the Southernside neighborhood for aging seniors,” said Rob Couch, senior associate and architect with Mcmillan Pazdan Smith Architecture.

The proposed development would sit on two locations, according to the architecture firm.

Site No. 1: West Washington Street and Hudson Street (next to Dog Culture and Unity Park)

  • 93 units, all affordable up to 60% area median income

Site No. 2: West Washington Street at Washington Park.

  • 54 units, all affordable up to 60% area median income

southernside senior living

Mcmillan Pazdan Smith Architecture

The units would be age-restricted to 55+, a mix of one and two bedrooms units and have public and private outdoor space.

“Our design goals were really to try and pull from the ideals of unity park,” Couch added. “So the developer’s vision is really to provide for homes so that long-term residents of the neighborhood can stay in the neighborhood and age in place.”

One neighbor in the Southernside community said it’s taken too long for something like this to come to the area. Nancy Painter said she is excited.

southernside senior living

Mcmillan Pazdan Smith Architecture.

“And this is a great idea that we are having these apartments built but I just really hope we fill them with people who are looking,” Painter said.

The proposed development will go before the city of Greenville’s planning commission next Thursday. Anyone wishing to weigh in on the project is encouraged to come to give input.