Environmental Review

Storacle Point Apartments

On or about October 13, 2017 the City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department (Responsible Entity) will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of funds under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 to undertake the project known as Storacle Point Apartments at four (4) scattered sites in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona.

  • 20 E. Adams Street, Tucson Pima County, AZ  85705
  • 2525 N. Balboa Avenue, Tucson Pima, County AZ  85705
  • 2820 N. Castro Avenue, Tucson Pima, County AZ  85705
  • Sunnyside Pointe - S. Park Avenue & E. Bantam Road, Tucson Pima County, AZ  85706

The Storacle Point Apartments project will serve Chronically Homeless Persons with a preference for veterans and low income families, including three and four bedroom units which will be fully accessible.  The project will include 44 one-bedroom units, 12 three-bedroom units, and 10 four-bedroom units and will be built to the equivalent of a LEED Gold standard using the Home Energy Rating System (HERS).  Green building technologies will include hard surface flooring, thermal performance roof, high efficiency toilets, low-flow plumbing fixtures and passive solar building orientation.  The project will also utilize 56 Project Based Vouchers from the City of Tucson Section 8 Housing Program.

Requested funding from the HOME program through the City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department is $500,000. 

Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact / Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Environmental Review Record on HUD's website - find "Storacle Point Apartments - Tucson, Arizona"

Any individual, group or agency may submit written or email comments on the Environmental Review Record (ERR).  All comments received on or before October 13, 2017 will be considered prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  See notice above for more information.

 

West End Station - 855 W Congress Street

On or about March 23, 2017 the City of Tucson Housing and Community Development Department (Responsible Entity) will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of funds under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, to undertake the project known as the West End Station, 855 W. Congress Street, Tucson Pima County Arizona 85701. Pima County Assessor parcel number 116-20-6330.

The West End Station project will include site excavation, grading and trenching for the new construction of three 4 story buildings surrounding an interior open courtyard and a 1 story below grade underground parking garage with 46 parking spaces.  The project will consist of seventy high-quality affordable rental units with 20-one bedroom, 29-two bedroom and 21-three-bedroom units.  The average square footage of the one-bedroom units will be 675 square feet, the two-bedroom 802 square feet and the three-bedroom 1150 square feet.  Each unit will have a full size refrigerator, washer and dryer, dishwasher, oven/stove, microwave, garbage disposal and hard wired ceiling fans with light kits.  A minimum of 5% of the project units will be Type A fully wheelchair accessible and all units will be Type B accessible (adaptable).  The project will be built to the equivalent of a LEED Gold standard, using the ADOH prescriptive path to sustainability.

Environmental Assessment 

Environmental Assessment Factors

Notice of No Significant Impact and Request for Release of Funds

 

Downtown Motor Apartments Environmental Assessment

Information regarding the Downtown Motor Apartments Enviromental Assessment