Enterprise and Partners Open New Affordable Community in Cecil County

Enterprise Homes is one step closer to fulfilling its goal of ending housing insecurity in the United States. This week, the Columbia-based nonprofit organization joined its partner, Osprey Property Company, and many other elected officials, dignitaries, development partners and residents gathered this week in the town of North East, in Cecil County, to celebrate the grand opening of the Riverwoods at North East.

Riverwoods at North EastEnterprise Homes is one step closer to fulfilling its goal of ending housing insecurity in the United States. This week, the Columbia-based nonprofit organization joined its partner Osprey Property Company along with elected officials, dignitaries, development partners and residents in the town of North East, in Cecil County, to celebrate the grand opening of the Riverwoods at North East.

The new $16.2 million apartment community is located at 1000 Riverwoods Rd. According to the Cecil Whig, it offers 16 one-bedroom units, 40 two-bedroom units and 20 three-bedroom units, each with its own living room, kitchen, bathroom, closets and laundry hookups. Apartments range in size from 650 to 1,176 square feet, with rents between $358 and $880 per month. The newspaper also reported that the 76-unit community is fully leased, although not all of its tenants have moved in yet.

Riverwoods at North East was developed in accordance with the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria, the first national framework for green affordable housing. Amenities include a clubhouse with a fitness room, community lounge and more.

Grimm and Parker designed the new community. Harkins Builders Inc. was the general contractor, with Bay State Land Services as the civil engineer. Habitat America was selected to provide property management services.

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