Affordable Housing In Unity Park
What makes Unity Park unique is the City's commitment to inclusivity and equitable development.
The City land-banked eight acres of prime land on Southernside streets near Unity Park for affordable, workforce and senior housing. This land is valued at $8 million. The City also created the Unity Park Character Code in 2020 to incentivize affordable housing development within the park area and nearby neighborhoods.
With guidance from neighborhood residents, the Greenville Housing Fund and the City have mapped out a plan for the surrounding streets - one that envisions a vibrant, sustainable and complementary mixed-income neighborhood that is reflective of the entire community.
Additionally, private developers have projects underway - many with an affordable housing component. Learn more about other affordable housing projects in the city.
MHK Architecture & Planning has proposed a mixed use project that would include 70 housing units. The proposal shows 20 percent of the units would be designated as affordable housing. The development would be located at the intersection of Mayberry Street and Delano Drive.
Parcels for Affordable Housing Donated
The City donated land, valued at an estimated $8 million, to the Greenville Housing Fund.
Southernside Senior Apartments
One of the City's donated land parcels will become Southernside Senior Apartments, offering 93 100-percent affordable units, for seniors who have incomes at 60 percent of area median income or lower.
At Washington and Hudson streets, the location is a short walk to Unity Park.
Washington Senior Living
Another City-donated parcel will become another senior living development, creating 54 units that are 100% affordable.