Al Loehr Veterans and Community Studio Apartments

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Project Type: New Construction Supportive Housing; St. Cloud, MN

Client: St. Cloud Housing Redevelopment Agency

Recognition: 

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Organizations (NAHRO) 2006 Award of Merit in Housing and Community Development

Affordable Housing Finance Magazine:one of five finalists for Best Affordable Housing Projects of  2005-2006 in Special Needs/SRO category

LHB worked with the St. Cloud Housing Redevelopment Authority and the Veteran’s Administration to design a three story, 45,000 square foot apartment building.  The single- occupancy rooms are available to veterans who are in transition from a chemical dependency treatment facility and in need of supportive services and housing. The building contains 60 efficiency units, each with a kitchenette and bathroom in 500 square feet of living space.  Amenities include a caretaker apartment, media rooms, a communal kitchen, a community room, storage lockers, and offices for case aides.  Sustainable design principles such as geothermal heating and cooling and extensive daylighting are included in the project.


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