Volunteers of America Breaks Ground on Desert Oasis Affordable Seniors Housing Expansion In Las Vegas

by Amy Works

LAS VEGAS — Volunteers of America National Services (VOANS) has broken ground on Phase II of Desert Oasis, an affordable seniors housing property in Las Vegas.

Phase II will add 43 new units to the existing 75 units in the Desert Oasis community. The building will include a recreational clubhouse facility with a computer room, exercise room, laundry facilities and a community garden.

Desert Oasis will be built with energy-efficient systems using green building techniques and including solar panels and photovoltaics. The entire development will be Energy Star rated.

Funding partners include Nevada Housing Division’s Low Income Tax Credit program, City of Las Vegas- and Clark County-provided HOME funds and United Health Care. The building is scheduled for completion in fall 2022.

VOANS is the wholly controlled nonprofit subsidiary of Volunteers of America created as the sponsor and parent entity for new Volunteers of America housing development projects.

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