KeyBank Provides $8.2M in Financing for Construction of 50-Unit Affordable Housing Project in Utica, New York
UTICA, N.Y. — KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment has provided an $8.2 million credit enhancement for the construction of Roosevelt Residences in Utica. Being developed by Norstar Development USA and the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, the property will feature 50 units, with eight units reserved for homeless veterans and the chronically homeless. Additionally, 25 units will be contracted by a project-based Section 8 Housing Assistance Program through the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica. John Berry and Joe Eicheldinger of KeyBank’s lending group arranged the construction financing. The project is being funded in partnership with the City of Utica, the State of New York Mortgage Agency, Housing Financing Agency, the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance’s Homeless Housing and Assistance Program and RBC Tax Credit Equity.