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Permit approval may bring affordable housing to town

karenb@lakevillejournal.com
A Cornwall Housing Corp. special permit for affordable housing for the elderly has been approved, after much discussion. Above, the site plan for the development. CHC Landscape Plan

CORNWALL — A senior housing complex proposed by the Cornwall Housing Corporation (CHC) received unanimous approval from Planning and Zoning for a special permit at a meeting March 8.

The decision followed two public hearing sessions and several informational meetings held over the past two years or so.

CHC, a nonprofit, has been working its way through the involved process of approval for subsidies from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop the senior housing under “affordable” guidelines.

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