|New Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church (NPMBC), the project sponsor, is a well-established member of the community. New Pisgah has made public outreach and support a primary part of its mission. New Pisgah manages an annual budget of over $1 million, and hires nearly all of its employees from the community. Through the church and affiliate organizations, NPMBC helps to build the community by creating better living conditions, creating jobs for people in the community, and helping the growth of minority businesses.|
NPMBC is also the sponsor of two HUD 202 senior living independent buildings, both of which are located in Auburn Gresham.
Project Funding Sources
Veterans New Beginnings is a four story, 54-unit new construction project for homeless veterans located at 81st and Racine in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The first floor has tenant amenities, including a fitness room, library, computer/technology room, recreation room with TV, dining room with warming kitchen and training and counseling rooms. All dwelling units are located on floors 2-4, and includes a small kitchen and bathroom in each unit. All units have project-based rental assistance so that all residents pay 30% of their income towards rent. 14 units are restricted at 30% AMI, 19 units are restricted at 50% AMI and the remaining 21 units are restricted at 60% AMI. Six of the units at 30% AMI are set aside for IHDA’s Targeted Units program. All units are furnished with a microwave, bed, bureau, round table, two chairs, pillow and sheets. The kitchen includes a stove and refrigerator.