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Lincoln Towers Open
If you haven't traveled through Trolley Square in a while, you may not be aware of the new Lincoln Towers building. This innovative $30 Million dollar property provides both apartments for WHA senior residents and a new fire station (No. 5.) for the City of Wilmington.
The high-rise building, Crestview Apartments, now has a 15,000 squarefoot soy biobased roof. The three-story, Evans House Apartments, has a 5,600 square-foot soy biobased roof surface. Not only do these EnergyStar-rated environmental liquid membrane systems help to reflect the sun's rays, they also reduce the cost of cooling a home. Click here to read on
WHA on Capitol Hill
Executive Director Frederick Purnell testified before Congress on H.R.5814 The Public Housing Reinvestment and Tenant Protection Act of 2010. It requires the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to make competitive grants to nonprofit entities, local governments, or public housing agencies that own a major housing project. Click here for the transcript