TAMAQUA, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-Television) — The Berwick House and two neighboring properties on West Broad Road in downtown Tamaqua are getting a modern day enhance, in accordance to Senator David G. Argall and Consultant Jerry Knowles.
The 13 apartments in the Berwick Household are obtaining upgrades to the existing models, elevator, HVAC system and the roof of the setting up.
The other two structures will have four models rehabilitated following becoming vacant for decades.
Tamaqua Mayor Nathan Gerace mentioned, “As our community grows, housing is an critical component in a downtown. I’m thankful to Senator Argall and Representative Knowles for preventing for funding for these assignments. Tamaqua has an abundance of tricky-doing work citizens and teams that help Tamaqua grow and prosper each individual working day. This is a fantastic example of the initiatives that keep on to assistance Tamaqua acquire the upcoming stage of continued revitalization.”
The undertaking acquired a $350,000 Very affordable Housing Grant from the Federal Property Financial loan Bank of Pittsburgh, a $500,000 grant from the PennHOMES software and $485,000 in small revenue tax credits from the Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Authority. The approximated total improvement charge for the job is $5.7 million.
A whole of seventeen flats will be produced readily available when completed.