Groundbreaking for Lutheran Senior Services Dunn Road Manor Expansion
Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) broke ground today on the $5.8 million construction of 36 new affordable housing apartments at its 62-unit Dunn Road Manor affordable living community at 3399 Dunn Road in Florissant. The new apartments will be located in a new wing added to the existing building that provides direct access to a variety of health-related and social services including a shared commercial kitchen, computer lab with internet access, library, parish nurse, chaplaincy services, multipurpose room and a unique tele-health kiosk already enjoyed by current Dunn Road Manor residents. When completed, Dunn Road Manor will provide independent living for 98 residents with an average age of 78 and average annual income of $11,000.
The project will utilize the Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) offered by the Missouri Housing Development Commission. In 2012, LSS opened its first LIHTC project at the Village at Mackenzie Place in Affton. LSS currently provides decent, safe and affordable housing to nearly 800 very low-income older adults in the St. Louis area as part of its mission to help older adults live life to the fullest.
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Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) is a mission-driven, not-for-profit network that specializes in housing, care, and supportive services for older adults 62+. With 21 locations in Missouri and Illinois, LSS serves more than 11,000 seniors a year through options that include Senior Living Communities offering all levels of care, Affordable Housing for those with limited incomes, and Home & Community Based Services. LSS builds upon 155+ years of excellence in living out its Christian mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. For more information about LSS and Dunn Road Manor visit www.lssliving.org.