Local Development Team On Board With New Smithfield Twp Housing Development


Hamilton Manor, a non-profit corporation, and Monarch Development Group LLC, has recently held its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony for the Smithfield Township-based Skyline Heights Housing Development.  Skyline Heights is managed by the Housing Authority of Monroe County, and is an affordable workforce housing development that includes 42 newly constructed townhouse-style apartments for general occupancy. The residential buildings on the 12.42 acre site contain 22 two-bedroom and 20 three-bedroom apartments and have been built using Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Green Building Criteria.  There is a resident community building that includes a community meeting area, kitchenette, support service office, management office, and rest rooms.  The property has a total of eight-four parking spaces.  Six of the 42 apartments are fully accessible. The $12-million development was financed by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, Dime Bank, ESSA Bank & Trust, Honesdale National Bank, County of Monroe, Monroe County Housing Authority, and Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development.

The development team includes the following:

• Co-developers: Hamilton Manor and Monarch Development Group, LLC
• Architect: Schoonover & Vanderhoof Architects, LLC
• General Contractor: Grimm Construction
• Attorney: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
• Management Agent: Housing Authority of Monroe County

(Photos courtesy of Housing Authority of Monroe County.)