Groundbreaking: The Sixth Avenue Flats


May 5 2021




1230 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, IA

You are invited to a groundbreaking event celebrating the future of affordable housing!  Please join us on Wednesday, May 5 at 1:30pm at the site of The Sixth Avenue Flats (1230 Sixth Ave., Des Moines).  See invitation HERE.

This project is at the intersection of affordable housing, supportive services, higher education, and opportunity.

In collaboration with YSS, a portion of the apartments will be reserved for homeless youth who have aged out of the foster care system.  The youth will receive supportive services from YSS and educational services from DMACC to obtain training certifications and/or associate’s degrees through the state of Iowa’s All Opportunity Scholarships program.

With Assistance From:
Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Economic Development Authority, Polk County Housing Trust Fund, The City of Des Moines, WNC INC, Iowa Trust and Savings Bank Developers: Jack Hatch and Michael Kiernan

Architect: Simonson & Associates
General Contractor: Koester Construction
Property Management: Perennial Properties

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