PHILADELPHIA, PA – Project planners, LGBT-civil rights pioneers and public officials will mark the start of construction on Philadelphia’s LGBT-friendly low-income senior housing complex, the first urban project of its kind, located in the heart of the Philadelphia Gayborhood.

The $19.5 million dmhFund and Pennrose Properties venture, set to be completed by the end of 2013, received funding from a mix of city, state and federal resources.

The six-story building will feature 56 one-bedroom units, with a 5,000 square-foot enclosed courtyard, along with generous multi-purpose spaces to be shared by residents and the larger community.
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