Housing Trust Group Commences Construction On Senior Housing Community At 18700 NE 25th Avenue In Aventura

Oasis at Aventura. Credit: Housing Trust Group.

Housing Trust Group (HTG), a leading multifamily developer, has commenced construction on Oasis at Aventura, a new $37 Million affordable senior community with 95 apartments in Miami, Florida. The community is the latest joint venture between HTG and AM Affordable Housing, a non-profit founded by NBA Hall of Famer and Miami Heat legend Alonzo Mourning.

Apartments at Oasis at Aventura will be reserved for income-qualifying residents aged 62 and older who earn at or below 25, 33, and 60 percent of the area median income (AMI). Monthly rents will range from $484 to $1,161. The property is expected to be completed by Spring 2025.

Credit: Miami-Dade County.

“There’s a significant need for affordable housing as the North Miami and Aventura area undergo a residential building boom and a wave of infrastructure improvements to meet the community’s needs for its growing population,” said Matthew A. Rieger, President and CEO of HTG. “As rental rates continue to escalate, we are thrilled to be contributing to the community’s demand for top-quality and affordable housing that is in close proximity to the best South Florida has to offer.”

The developer hosted a groundbreaking ceremony with partners to commemorate the significant milestone on Monday, February 12. Jordan Tolman, Chief Operating Officer of HTG, was accompanied by distinguished speakers and guests that included Alonzo Mourning, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, Commissioner Micky Steinberg, and Alex Ballina, Director of Miami-Dade County Public Housing and Community Development.

Credit: Miami-Dade County.

Located at 18700 Northeast 25th Avenue, Oasis at Aventura will be an eight-story residential building featuring 95 generously sized one-bedroom units. Residents will have access to an array of amenities, including a spacious multipurpose community room, a state-of-the-art fitness center, business center, library and lounge area, and featured amenities on the expansive outdoor terrace. The National Green Building Standard Certified property will also have energy-efficient lighting and appliances. The property is ideally located near Aventura Mall and the new Brightline Aventura Station, with short commutes to Publix, The Fresh Market, and Walgreens. Surrounded by the many new upcoming developments in the Ojus Neighborhood.

Residents will also benefit from complimentary on-site programs, including Resident Assurant Check-Ins, assistance with light housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry, and various community events and activities.

Funding sources include $21 million in 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) equity syndicated through Raymond James, a construction loan of $19.3 million provided by JP Morgan Chase Bank, a permanent Freddie Mac loan of $7.5 million through Berkadia, a Florida Housing Finance Corporation Viability Loan of $4.3 million and a loan of $2.4 million from the Miami-Dade County Affordable Housing Surtax Program.

Oasis’s design and construction team at Aventura includes Realization Architects, general contractor Ballast Construction, engineer Sun-Tech Engineering, Inc., interior design by B Pila Design Stuwdio, and landscape architecture by Witkin Hults + Partners.

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  1. Can Broward county residence apply for these units? Disabled Florida resident

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