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August 25, 2022
Contact: Clifford Scott
Niagara Falls Housing Authority Selects Beacon Communities as Co-Developer
The Jordan Gardens Redevelopment in Highland Beach
(Niagara Falls, NY) – The Niagara Falls Housing Authority (NFHA) Board of Commissioners has selected Beacon Communities LLC as the Co-Developer on the Harry S. Jordan Gardens Housing Complex Redevelopment in Highland/Beech, City of Niagara Falls, New York.
NFHA is the largest landlord in the City of Niagara Falls and predominantly serves low to moderate-income individuals and families. The Jordan Gardens is a 100-unit structure with a mix of one to five-bedroom units. The housing structure was built in the 1960s and has been in need of rehabilitation for decades. As a result, NFHA has embarked on an aggressive community-led initiative to improve this long-time neglected area.
“We believe a New York State investment in this community has the potential to kickstart economic development in one of the most under-served areas in the City of Niagara Falls,” said Clifford Scott, Executive Director of the Niagara Falls Housing Authority. He continued: “The selection of Beacon Communities will significantly impact the area’s rehabilitation process as they are known for implementing efficient plans that entail care, consideration, and compassion.”
“We are excited to work with the Niagara Falls Housing Authority on this important project, which will upgrade and preserve affordable, safe, reliable housing at a time when the need for it is higher than ever,” said Nicole Ferreira, Executive Vice President of Development at Beacon Communities, who oversees the company’s efforts across New York State. “We look forward to a collaborative process that engages residents and positively impacts their lives while uplifting the greater Niagara Falls community.”
About the Niagara Falls Housing Authority
The Niagara Falls Housing Authority operates affordable housing in the City of Niagara Falls. In existence for more than 70 years, the Niagara Falls Housing Authority serves the low to very-low income population. The Niagara Falls Housing Authority is responsible for over 900 affordable housing opportunities. For more information about the NFHA please visit https://nfha.org/.
About Beacon Communities LLC
Beacon Communities LLC is a privately owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multi-family housing. Their portfolio includes affordable housing, market rate housing and mixed income-housing. Their developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. They take on challenging developments and make them succeed. Their driving passion is to create well-designed, healthy homes that improve the quality of life of their residents and enhance the neighborhoods in which they are located. For more information about Beacon Communities LLC please visit www.beaconcommunitiesllc.com.Back to All News