LONG BRANCH, N.J. — Pennrose Properties, along with Long Branch Housing Authority and Maestro Community Development Corp., have opened the final phase of Woodrow Wilson Commons, an affordable, mixed-income rental community in Long Branch. The residential community features 173 apartments and townhomes. The first two phases, totaling 122 units, received LEED Gold certification, and the 51 final-phase units have the new ENERGY STAR 3.0 designation. Designed by Wallace Roberts & Todd, the property features one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units with open layouts and large windows. All units feature fully equipped kitchens with ENERGY STAR appliances; spacious closets; ceramic tiled baths; washer and dryer hook-ups; and resident-controlled heating and central air conditioning. Woodrow Wilson Commons’ last phase is the first development in the state to be completed using a 9 percent Low Income Housing Tax Credit as part of Federal Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds given to the state as part of the Hurricane Sandy relief effort.
Pennrose Properties Opens Final Phase of Woodrow Wilson Commons in New Jersey