Published in The Spokesman-Review – September 1, 2018

Work on affordable housing development in Hillyard set for early 2019

Spokane Housing Ventures will build 48 units of affordable housing in Hillyard beginning early next year, according to the organization’s executive director, Fred Peck.

The $10.2 million Jayne Auld Manor, 2830 E. Francis Ave., will include a three-story main building and five, two-story duplexes. In all, there will be 25 two-bedroom units and 23 three-bedroom units. The complex also will have a community garden and play structure, and it will primarily be aimed at the workforce population earning less than 60 percent of the area’s median income.

Spokane County’s median household income…