As the DJC first reported early last year, Habitat for Humanity was contemplating an affordable housing project on a Columbia City property that had been foreclosed by its lender. And, last summer, that mid-block site at 5022 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. sold for a bit over $1.3 million to a Habitat-related LLC. Kidder Mathews represented the lender and seller.
The new five-story, 58-unit plan by JWArchitects recently had its permit application accepted by the city. No design review is required since it’s an entirely affordable proposal. It also includes six surface parking stalls, to be accessed from a driveway on the building’s south side.
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