Pennrose celebrates grand opening of Square at Merritt Mill
Salisbury, MD — Pennrose and the Wicomico County Housing Authority celebrated the grand opening of Square at Merritt Mill, a mixed-income residential community located in Salisbury. The new development delivers 75 units of affordable and workforce housing, with many units designated for Wicomico County Housing Authority residents through HUD’s innovative Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. Speakers at the event included Kenneth Holt, Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development; Don Bibb, Executive Director of Wicomico County Housing Authority; Mark Thompson, Chairman, Wicomico County Housing Authority Board of Directors; Andrea Adams, senior vice president at Bank of America; Julia Glanz, City Administrator for City of Salisbury; Carol Payne, Director, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Baltimore Field Office; and Patrick Stewart, senior developer at Pennrose.“We’re thrilled to continue such a close partnership with the Wicomico County Housing Authority and create another high-quality rental community in an area in need of desirable, affordable housing,” said Patrick Stewart, Senior Developer at Pennrose. “We look forward to welcoming residents to their new homes and inviting them to enjoy all of the fantastic on-site amenities and features Square at Merritt Mill has to offer.” Square at Merritt Mill offers a mix of sixty-seven one-, two- and three-bedroom affordable/workforce apartment homes available to residents earning up to 60% of Area Median Income, and eight (8) market rate units. Additionally, 12 units are reserved for individuals with disabilities. Each apartment includes modern features for residents to enjoy, including in-unit washer and dryer, energy star appliances, individual entrances and spacious layouts.