East Gables | Affordable Studio Apartments in Amherst, MA
Valley Community Development is readying for a March 2022 construction start of East Gables. Western Builders has been selected as the General Contractor.
East Gables will be 28 small studio apartments located on Northampton Road in Amherst. The location provides walking access to downtown, shopping, bus stops, and the bike trail. This building will accommodate tenants with incomes ranging from 30% to 80% of the Area Median Income. Tenant amenities include a multi-purpose room, on-site laundry, outdoor patio, covered bike rack, with all utilities included in rent. Construction is due to finish in summer / fall 2023.
The building is designed to Passive House standards for maximum energy efficiency and resident comfort.
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