The quest for affordable housing in Nevada County

Construction workers move metal siding into place at the Cashin’s Field apartment housing complex at Ridge Road and Zion Street in Nevada City, where these two buildings are in the finished stage. The 52 units will be available for “workforce housing” by December.

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The quest for affordable housing in Nevada County

Nevada County Housing Director Mike Dent (left) and Shawn Edlredge of Sunseri Associates Inc. show off one of the one bedroom apartments in the finishing phase of construction off of Ridge Road in Nevada City. The apartments will be ready to move in by the end of the year and are just one of the handful of affordable housing options that are in the works in western Nevada County.

The quest for affordable housing in Nevada County

Carports are located underneath the housing units at the 52 unit Cashin’s Field affordable housing apartment complex nearing completion off of Ridge Road at Zion Street in Nevada City.