Affordable Seniors Housing to be Dedicated in Temple Hills

September 07, 2004

Trinity Terrace, a 72-unit apartment community providing much needed housing for low-income senior citizens in the Temple Hills / Oxon Hill area, opened its doors in August and will be dedicated by Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Archbishop of Washington:

Monday, September 13, 2004
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m. (reception to follow)
Trinity Terrace, 6001 Fisher Road, Temple Hills, MD 20748

Cardinal McCarrick will be joined for the dedication by J. David Reeves, Director, Washington, D.C. Field Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Thomas M. Thompson, Director, Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development; Shawn S. Karimian, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development; and Jim Brown, president of Victory Housing, which developed the project. Victory Housing is the affordable housing agency of the Archdiocese of Washington.

In addition to 72 one-bedroom apartments, Trinity Terrace will feature a community/dining room, hobby/activity room, computer center, meditation room, library, beauty salon, wellness center and an outdoor patio and picnic area. Financing for the $6.4 million project included a HUD Section 202 Capital Grant of $5.8 million; a $340,000 low interest loan from Prince George’s County; a $150,000 grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation for furniture and equipment; and a $100,000 grant from the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust for construction of a stormwater management pond. The Archdiocese of Washington provided the land for the community.

Victory Housing operates a total of 15 communities for families and seniors in Washington, DC and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

John Spencer
Victory Housing
[email protected]