Community invited to celebrate Riverview grand reopening in Eagle-Vail
EAGLE-VAIL, Colorado – Eagle County will celebrate the grand reopening of the Riverview Apartments, located at 39169 U.S. Highway 6 in Eagle Vail, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The county’s Housing Department and Project Management Department staff will host a barbecue lunch and property tours. All neighbors and community members are invited to attend; those interested are asked to R.S.V.P. to 970-328-8770 no later than Tuesday.The recently completed rehabilitation project began in August 2010 and included new siding and insulation and improvements to the lighting, landscaping and parking lot, as well as some interior renovations. Funding for the project came from a combination of competitive tax credit allocations in the amount of $3.8 million, grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Colorado Division of Housing totaling $1.5 million, and an $8.9 million permanent loan. The architect and general contractor for the rehabilitation were two Avon-based companies: interaction and R.A. Nelson & Associates, Inc.Riverview includes 72 units and is Eagle County’s only Section 8 housing complex, with rental rates dependent on income and subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For more information, contact Eagle County Housing Director Jill Klosterman at 970-328-8773.