BRS AWARDED GRANT FROM THE HARRISON CO. COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE APPLE ORCHARD APARTMENTS IN NEW SALISBURY
Blue River Services, Inc. will be developing Apple Orchard Apartments, a multi-family affordable housing apartment complex, in two phases in New Salisbury, IN. The First phase will be consists of 14 two and three bedroom units. Some features of the units include cover porches, outside storage, and energy star appliances. The apartments will serve households that make below the Area Median Income for Harrison County.
Blue River Services, Inc. was granted $195,000 for construction costs from the Harrison County Community Foundation. With the Foundation’s support, Blue River Services, Inc. was able to secure funding from other public and private grants. The project is scheduled to start this summer.
Harrison Center - 405 N. Capitol Ave
Ready for Occupancy: Located directly off the square in downtown Corydon, the Harrison Center Apartments have been renovated with new cabinets, flooring, heating & air, and updated bathrooms! Each apartment is spacious with two bedrooms, offered at an affordable rate, and located within walking distance of restaurants, shopping and entertainment. The apartments also have a fully equipped kitchen and come with a washer and dryer.
Autumn Ridge Apartments – 156 Autumn Ridge Drive
Autumn Ridge Apartments, an income-qualified 48-unit multifamily development, has 2, 3, and 4-bedroom units with a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and stove. There are 24 units that also include a washer and dryer. The property provides two playgrounds, one that is fenced for toddlers, an exercise room, basketball court, walking and bike paths, and a laundry room. Five of the units are handicapped accessible, and one building is designated as non-smoking. The development is in a rural residential setting less than one mile from retail stores and I-64. For more information, or to get on the waiting list, please contact the Housing Department at 812-738-9010.
Oakview Apartments – 60 Cruse Loop
Blue River Housing purchased Oakview Apartments, located near Corydon public schools, in 2003 to preserve safe, affordable rental housing for Harrison County residents. The buildings were renovated in 2003 and again in 2011. Updates included new heating and air conditioning systems, new water heaters, doors, windows, carpeting, and other flooring, appliances, and electrical and plumbing upgrades. The development has 14 two-bedroom apartments, two of which are handicapped accessible. All but two of the apartments are income-qualified. All apartments contain washers and dryers, microwaves, stoves, and refrigerators. For more information, or to get on the waiting list, please contact the Housing Department at 812-738-8016.
Country Trace Apartments – 13590 Greene Street
This development offers income-qualified, affordable and accessible housing for seniors and persons with disabilities. Country Trace Apartments was built in three phases beginning with Country Trace I in 2009 and finishing Country Trace III in 2016. One building was selected to be the first LEED for Homes certified apartment building in the state of Indiana. Tenants in the LEED-certified building enjoy more efficient and environmentally friendly apartments.
Country Trace I includes six, one-bedroom apartments and 22 two-bedroom apartments. Country Trace II & III contain 16 two-bedroom apartments in duplexes. Each apartment includes a pantry, walk-in closet, washer and dryer, and full appliance package: refrigerator, stove, microwave and dishwasher. The complex also has a community room, exercise room, computer for tenant use, multiple garden areas, and a community park, complete with walking path, gazebo, waterfall and grills. The Palmyra Senior Center is located right next the property and offers a variety of other activities.
Each phase of Country Trace Apartments has different age/disability requirements for eligibility. For more information, or to get on the waiting list, please contact the Housing Department at 812-364-1100.
Grandview Manor South – 509 Grandview Drive
Grandview Manor South Apartments offers 24 one-bedroom units for seniors and persons with disabilities. Three of the units are handicap accessible and 12 of the units are designated as smoke-free. This property accepts Section 8 vouchers, so tenants will not pay more than 30 percent of their income in rent and all utilities are included. Blue River Housing purchased Grandview Manor South in 2016 and remodeled each unit, the common areas, and the exterior of the building. The remodel included new appliances, kitchen cabinets, windows and doors, flooring, bathrooms and central air systems. The manager has an office onsite. The property also includes a furnished community room and laundry facilities, and a walking path around the building that provides easy access to all units. For more information, or to get on the waiting list, please contact the Housing Department at 812-883-7171.
Jackson Court Apartments – 202 Westminster Drive and 103 allen court
Jackson Court, now renting, is an 11-unit, affordable housing community with one and two-bedroom units for seniors and persons with disabilities in residential Salem, close to retail and downtown. All apartments will be equipped with a refrigerator, microwave and stove, and washer and dryer hookups. Other amenities will include a community room and an accessible outdoor fitness zone. For more information or to get on the waiting list, please contact the Housing Department at 812-738-8016 or 812-883-7171.
Transitional Housing for Victims of Domestic Violence
Blue River Housing, in partnership with Hoosier Hills PACT, offers transitional housing for victims of domestic violence in Harrison and Washington County. Housing is offered for up to 24 months and includes a fully furnished apartment, case management, and services to help tenants become self-sufficient. For more information, please contact Hoosier Hills PACT at 812-738-1262 (Harrison County) or 812-883-1959 (Washington County).
Permanent Supportive Housing
Stepping Stone Apartments – Corydon
Stepping Stone Apartments provide rental housing and supportive services for homeless young adults (18-25) with disabilities. Rent is minimal and covers all utilities. Apartments are fully furnished and services include case management, employment training and placement, and assistance with other community resources. To apply for housing, please contact Youth Services at 812-738-4902.
For additional information about Blue River Housing Services, please contact the Housing Office at 812-738-8016 or 812-738-9010.