Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

HUD Awards Trinity CDC $3.975 Million for Senior Housing

Dec 1, 2003
Press Release

The Trinity Community Development Corporation (Trinity CDC), in Albany, Georgia has received a $3,975,300 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. announced. The award is made under HUD’s Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program.

Trinity CDC will use these funds to construct forty-nine affordable, one-bedroom apartments for very low-income elderly persons on a five-acre site. The development will include community facilities and be located convenient to retail and other amenities.

“I was pleased to support this grant application, because far too many of Southwest Georgia’s low-income seniors spend their golden years in low quality housing,” Representative Bishop said. “I commend Trinity Metropolitan Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Joseph Howard III, for the vision and commitment which inspired the creation of the Trinity CDC and encourage other faith communities to follow their example.”

Trinity CDC was established in August of 2000 to address affordable housing and community economic development needs. In addition to its’ senior housing initiative, Trinity CDC is working to develop twenty-five single-family homes for first-time homebuyers. The Section 202 funding is Trinity CDC’s first direct HUD grant award.