National Church Residences has completed a $2.7 million renovation at Wapakoneta Village, a 41-unit affordable senior community in Wapakoneta. A grand re-opening celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 8, at the community, located at 218 Eastown Drive.
This is the first major renovation for Wapakoneta Village, which National Church Residences built in 1982. “Wapakoneta Village is an example of how we can use funds to make an extreme transformation of a community so it will serve seniors for decades to come,” said Michelle Norris, executive vice president, external affairs and strategic initiatives.
Wapakoneta Village received funding from 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency, a new HUD FHA loan from Red Capital, tax credit equity from the National Affordable Housing Trust and additional funds from National Church Residences.
The renovation includes expanding the existing second floor community room by 200 square feet, replacing the roof, improving the entry and adding a first floor visiting doctor’s examination room with a waiting area.
All the residents’ apartments got improvements, including new appliances and PTACs. The apartments got new doors, cabinets and flooring in the bathrooms and kitchens. About 5% of the units were modified to meet the standards for mobility disabilities.