The Harrisburg Location YMCA’s Camp Curtin department has started development on 4 new houses.

Phase 1 of the YMCA Harrisburg Cornerstone Initiative, an reasonably priced housing task, at the corner of Woodbine and Jefferson Streets, in Uptown Harrisburg started on Monday.

“The YMCA Harrisburg Cornerstone Initiative is an fascinating new effort by the YMCA centered on generating inexpensive housing in the economically distressed area of Uptown Harrisburg right at the rear of the Camp Curtin YMCA facility,” the corporation stated in a news launch. “The objective of this project is to do away with blighted vacant tons, cut down crime and create a newfound pride in the community encompassing the Camp Curtin YMCA by supplying new options for household possession to minimal-revenue family members.”

The to start with phase contains the new building of 4 solitary-household residences. Just about every household will be contain 3 bedrooms, two-and-a-half loos, and an off-road parking place. The current vacant lots are positioned on Jefferson Road in the rear of the Camp Curtin YMCA facility.

“We are thrilled that this day has eventually arrived,” Jamien Harvey, executive director for the Camp Curtin and East Shore YMCAs stated in a news launch. “This job goes to exhibit that the YMCA and the community of Uptown Harrisburg stay powerful and lively, even with setbacks and delays designed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now much more than at any time, reasonably priced housing is critical to our group, and the YMCA is proud to collaborate with our companions to present options for these households.”

Family members interested in pursuing possession of these residences will be needed to successfully entire financial literacy workshops. Those people interested can look at the listing of the houses at

Information and facts: 717-678-6339.

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