Ribbon cutting held for Riverside Apartments

Cutting the ribbon is City of Ventura Mayor Matt LaVere surrounded by people that made it happen.

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday, February 20 , for Riverside Street Apartments, a new 23-unit affordable housing community located at 791 Riverside Drive, Ventura. The project was developed by W & J Investments, LLC and built by Judson Builders, Inc. of Ventura.

The community is composed of two- and three- bedroom apartments with an onsite community center featuring computer stations and a large screen TV. Outdoor amenities include a playground and mini-soccer field. Constructed sustainability, the project is built with zero net energy consumption due to its solar water heating and solar electrical generation as well as a ground water recharge system. Additionally, the community connects to the Ventura River Bike Trail which is located right behind the property.

Project collaborators represented at the ceremony were W & J Investments, City of Ventura, City of Ventura Planning Department, J. E. Armstrong Architects, Housing Authority of San Buenaventura, Integrity Housing, Chase Bank, Judson Builders, FPI Management and Ventura Chamber of Commerce.

“One of the City of Ventura’s most critical priorities is to create affordable housing options for its residents,” said Mayor Matt LaVere. “This beautiful project, a collaboration of multiple partners, brings us closer to achieving that goal.”

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