Applicants turn out for New Berlin housing development

May 3, 2012

About 100 people, some showing up at 2 a.m., turned out Thursday to apply for residency at the City Center at Deer Creek housing development in New Berlin, according to the project developer.

One of four 34-unit buildings will be ready for occupancy by Sept. 1, with the other three ready by November, said Patrick Shanahan, a vice president of asset management for MSP Real Estate.

Eighty-six of the first 102 units at the development, at 15155 W. National Ave., are being marketed as affordable housing units, reserved for multifamily residents earning no more than 60% of the median income of Waukesha County, according to information provided by MSP.

The fourth building, also affordable housing, will be available to seniors 55 and older, Shanahan said.

All applicants will be subject to credit and criminal background checks and will be required to provide rental references, he said.

Approval will be on a first come, first served basis. It's probable not all of the applicants who showed up Thursday will meet qualifications, so anyone interested is still encouraged to apply, Shanahan said.

In April, New Berlin reached a settlement with federal authorities in a discrimination lawsuit filed against it by the U.S. Justice Department after a July 2010 decision by the city Plan Commission to rescinded initial approval of the development. A judge approved the settlement.

Anyone interested in applying for residency at the project may call (262) 754-0081.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.

Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Some library services to be unavailable in Muskego, New Berlin 05:41 PM

» Muskego-Norway board to discuss potential $55 million referendum 01:30 PM

» New Berlin seniors set record in number of young-old wrapped in warmth 09:00 AM

» New Berlin police ask public's help to find missing man, 69 06:53 AM

» Archbishop coming to Muskego area to install priest Dec. 6 11/23

» Seven New Berlin skaters join Greendale Ice Force co-op boys hockey team 11/23

» Muskego-Norway explores establishing alumni association 11/23

» Experience, depth make New Berlin Eisenhower boys basketball team contenders 11/23

» Coach Pat Detmer sees improvement for New Berlin co-op wrestling team 11/23

» New Berlin West boys basketball team will have their hands full in rugged West Division 11/23

» New Berlin Eisenhower swimming team names Paige Carter MVP 11/23

» Muskego schools may expand high school credit for middle schoolers 11/23

» Muskego schools approve 1.62 percent raises for nonteachers 11/23

» Hot-shooting New Berlin West girls basketball team romps in season opener 11/22

» Coach Heft sees good things for New Berlin boys co-op swimming team 11/22

» New Berlin West girls crush Burlington in basketball opener 11/19

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

» Rotary Club of New Berlin donates $2,200 to schools' music program 11/16

» New Berlin West girls bring defense to basketball court again 11/16

» Muskego's Lakepoint Church to hold grand opening in 1st permanent home 11/16

» New Berlin Eisenhower finishes sixth at state swimming meet 11/16

» New Berlin United crushes Middleton, lose 3-2 thriller to Kettle Moraine in state volleyball semifin 11/16

» New Berlin Eisenhower girls basketball team to sport tall, talented front line 11/16

» Six New Berlin West players earn division football honors 11/16

» Kettle Moraine nips New Berlin United, 3-2, in state boys volleyball semifinal 11/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss



Local Business Directory



Most Popular