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City receives nearly $4-million for housing

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) -

The city of Walnut Ridge received some welcomed news Wednesday when the Arkansas Development Finance Authority based in Little Rock “informed” the mayor of the approval of a $3.8 million housing project.

The City Housing Authority of Walnut Ridge will use the money to renovate the Larkspur Gardens Apartments, which is an assisted living center.

At least 30 people live in the units and they receive assistance from Housing and Urban Development.

The money will be used to help the apartments be more affordable for senior citizens and long-term care.

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