GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Colliers Mortgage has provided a $10.9 million HUD-insured loan for the acquisition and rehabilitation of a three-property, 182-unit affordable housing portfolio in Grand Forks. University Square comprises 60 units, Columbia Square South includes 72 units and Columbia Square East features 50 units for seniors. All units are covered by Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contracts. The properties will undergo $13.6 million in renovations.
Additional funding comes from low-income housing tax credits, housing incentive funds from the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency and tax-exempt bonds, which were underwritten by Colliers Securities LLC. The borrower, Schuett Grand Forks LP, is an entity controlled by The Schuett Cos. Inc., which will also manage the properties. The 40-year loan features a 40-year amortization schedule.