Charleston Replacement Housing #1
Housing Authority has completed phase one of a redevelopment plan that
will be implemented in five phases and will lead to the overall
construction of more than 300 new homes and the total revitalization of
two of the oldest public housing communities in the state of West Virginia, Littlepage Terrace and Washington Manor.
new homes were constructed on three separate sites; Jarrett Terrace,
Orchard Manor & Patrick Street. There are eight (8)
one-bedroom units, fourteen (14) two-bedroom units, sixteen (16)
three-bedroom units and six (6) four-bedroom units. These
communities are owned by Charleston Replacement Housing Limited
Partnership # 1 and are public housing and tax credit units. All
three of these locations are fully occupied.
Charleston Replacement Housing #2
II is complete and fully occupied. Forty-four new homes were
constructed in three separate locations, on Hutchinson Street in
Orchard Manor, beside Washington Manor and in Littlepage Terrace.
There are eight (8) one-bedroom, eighteen (18) two-bedroom, sixteen
(16) three-bedroom and two (2) four-bedroom units. Nine of these units
are reserved for people with disabilities. Twenty two (22) of the
units are designated public housing and 22 are project-based section
units were constructed on Copenhaver Drive in Orchard Manor in 2009 and
are designated elderly. These are all one-bedroom public housing
units and are fully occupied.
Charleston Replacement Housing #3
Replacement Housing #3 is nearing completion in Washington Manor.
Seven buildings were demolished consisting of 120 units and 3 buildings
were demolished in Littlepage Terrace consisting of 46 units.
seven affordable rental units, which includes a 36-unit building for
elderly/disabled, are currently being constructed in Washington
Manor. The replacement bedroom distribution will be 36
one-bedrooms, 24 two– bedrooms and 20 three-bedrooms for a total of 80
affordable rental units contained in 6 buildings will be constructed on
the Littlepage Terrace site. The replacement bedroom distribution
will be 8 one-bedroom, 4 two-bedroom and 4 three-bedroom units for a
total of 16 units.
of these new homes are furnished with energy star appliances,
dishwashers, central heat and air, carpeted bedrooms and are wheelchair
accessible on the first level. The two-bedroom units have 1.5
baths; three-bedroom units have 2 baths; and the four-bedroom units
have 2.5 baths. Each of these communities are located on the city
of public housing will be given priority for employment opportunities
during the redevelopment process. As outlined in the Section 3
plan, Alan Ives Construction Co., LLC, as general contractor for the
development of Charleston Replacement Housing, will provide
opportunities for employment and training of low income residents to
perform construction labor, demolition crew, landscaping and exterior