State funding approved for Sharon Ridge expansion
SHARON — State Rep. Roberta Willis (D-64) announced Dec. 16 that a $3,149,105 grant-in-aid for the Sharon Housing Authority’s Sharon Ridge Apartment expansion project has been approved by the state Bond Commission.“The grant will provide critical funding to develop affordable housing,” Willis said. “I again thank everyone for listening to my request for the funding and for the members of the Bond Commission who supported the grant.”The funds will make it possible for the Sharon Housing Authority to add three new affordable housing apartment buildings, with four apartments in each. Sharon Ridge now has 20 apartments.The three new buildings will have eight one-bedroom apartments and four two-bedroom units.The new units will be green and will make use of new energy efficient technologies. They will be designed to blend into the existing buildings.