By Cincinnati Herald Staff
Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority completes preservation of Walnut Hills affordable housing
The preservation of Park Eden, located in Walnut Hills, is complete. Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority celebrated the transformation with a Grand Reopening August 16 at 2610 Park Avenue.
The renovation of Park Eden includes 176 modernized units, new and efficient building systems and a beautiful mural created in partnership with ArtWorks. All completed preservation of CMHA’s affordable housing adds up to over $100 million to date.
Chief Executive Officer Gregory D. Johnson said, “The redevelopment of Park Eden generated close to $36 million. Preserving affordable housing is the key to so many other avenues to our community’s success. The preservation Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority completed at Park Eden helped stabilize the community, created living wage jobs and provided some of the community’s most vulnerable people with not only quality affordable housing but a sense of pride.”
CMHA held a grand opening for the 176 renovated units of Park Eden in Walnut Hills. Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority CEO Gregory D. Johnson said CMHA has built 250 new units of affordable housing in the past few years, renovated 600 units, and is in the process of renovating many more.
Mayor Aftab Pureval, State Rep. Catherine Ingram, and Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus complimented Johnson and CMHA in the work they’re doing to increase affordable housing and make it beautiful, safe, and healthy.