Ribbon Cutting for Crestfield Point Apartments, Jacksonville, April 19

Group of people cutting a ribbon

RALEIGH— On April 19, State Senator Michael Lazzara will help cut the ribbon at the dedication of Crestfield Point Apartments in Jacksonville. Crestfield Point will aid in addressing the shortage of affordable apartments in Onslow County, where more than 49% of renters are cost-burdened, paying more than 30% of their income on rent. 

WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHO: State Senator Michael Lazzara, North Carolina Housing Finance Agency officials, local officials

WHEN: Friday, April 19, 10:30 am

WHERE: Crestfield Point, 1051 Spring Villa Drive (located off of Blue Creek School Road) Jacksonville, NC

Developed by Carolina Statewide Development of Jacksonville, Crestfield Point is a new community of 72 apartment homes that are affordable for working families. Crestfield Point was financed with federal Housing Credits and a Rental Production Program loan allocated by the NC Housing Finance Agency. The development also has a loan of $4.3 million of disaster recovery funding to help replace housing lost to Hurricanes Matthew and Florence. 

“Our state is facing a shortage of affordable and attainable housing and this is especially true in communities that have been impacted by natural disasters,” said Scott Farmer, NC Housing Finance Agency executive director. “Crestfield Point will address the housing shortage that hard-working North Carolinians in this area are facing.” 

The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is a self-supporting public agency that provides safe, affordable housing opportunities to enhance the quality of life of North Carolinians. Since its creation by the General Assembly, the Agency has financed more than 298,860 affordable homes and apartments, totaling $29.16 billion. To learn more about the Agency and its programs, visit www.HousingBuildsNC.com