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All-affordable development opening in Huntington next month

The Arden concept rendering (image via Wesley Housing)

The Arden, a 126-unit residential development just south of Alexandria, is opening early next year.

The development from housing nonprofit Wesley Housing is set to host a grand opening on Jan. 13, marking the completion of a major affordable housing project for an area in desperate need.

“The celebration marks the completion of 126 affordable units,” a release from Wesley Housing said, “including 10 efficiencies, 26 one bedrooms, 76 two bedrooms, 14 three bedrooms, and 11 fully accessible units in the transit-oriented neighborhood.”

The development has two-bedroom units available to lease starting at $1770 and studio apartments starting at $1435. The units are available to those making 80% of the area median income or below. In Alexandria, the area median income for one person is $99,700, or $113,900 for two people.

“Resident amenities include a community room, outdoor courtyard patio, bike storage, on-site laundry facilities, garage parking, and free in-unit and common area Wifi, to name a few,” the release said. “In addition, the ground floor hosts 7,500 sq. ft. of office space, where Wesley Housing’s new main office will be located.”

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