Jun 9, 2014
The Vitus Group is a developer of smart affordable housing and a catalyst for community revitalization. They work with public and private sector partners to develop quality projects that strengthen neighborhoods and provide housing that families and individuals can feel proud to call home.
Recently, the CMFA assisted the Vitus Group with 615 Manhattan (formally known as Christ Unity Manor Apartments). The acquisition/ rehabilitation project involves a 12-story building conveniently located near the heart of the city. All 156 units consists of one bedroom and is designed for people who earn at or below 50% and 60% of the area median income. Units have private patios and balconies and the building includes a common area, outdoor courtyard, common laundry facilities and community facilities. Rehabilitation of project will focus on the building envelope with replacement of the roof and all exterior windows. Residents will enjoy kitchen upgrades in all 156 units including fixtures, appliances, cabinets and granite countertops. Kitchen and bath flooring will also be replaced. The common areas and community room will also receive a makeover with new cabinets, counters, appliances and flooring where needed .The acquisition/ rehabilitation of this project will continue to provide housing for 156 people for another 55 years.