ROCKFORD, ILL. — Affordable Housing Investment Brokerage Inc. (AHIB) has brokered the sale of Valkommen Plaza in Rockford for $21.1 million. The 171-unit affordable seniors housing property is fully covered by a Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contract. The nine-story building features commercial spaces on the first floor and is situated near the site of a new casino development. The property recently received a number of upgrades, including a roof replacement, new elevator machines and central air handles. Some of the unit kitchens and baths have also been upgraded. Kyle Shoemaker of AHIB represented the seller, a private investor, and the buyer, Envolve Communities.