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RDL Architects Receives 2016 Award of Excellence in Affordable Senior Housing

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OHIO (June 10, 2016) – RDL Architects is pleased to receive the 2016 Award of Excellence for the Green Hills Apartments project in the Affordable Senior Housing Redevelopment category. The award was presented by the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) at its annual partner luncheon program, held on May 26th in Columbus, Ohio.

Partnering with Green Hills Community, Episcopal Retirement Services Affordable Living and the Model Group, the Green Hill Apartments were completed in November of 2015. The project consisted of renovating 76 apartment units, originally build in the 1970s to provide senior residents with more space and greater accessibility features. The renovated homes include larger kitchens with new appliances, stackable washers and dryers, updated bathrooms with walk-in showers and roll-under sinks, central air conditioning, carpet, ceiling fans, new windows and lighting, and emergency call systems and larger patios and sidewalks.

Funding was raised through Low-Income Housing Tax Credits issued by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency and purchased by the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing.

About RDL Architects, Inc.
Founded more than 20 years ago, Ron Lloyd established RDL Architects with the guiding principles of designing positive, innovative environments for people to live, work and play; treating others with respect and honesty; and creating new opportunities and futures for his clients and communities. Today, the full-service firm is registered in 32 states, with significant experience in market rate housing, affordable housing, senior living, retail, interior design, planning, mixed-use development and office.

About OCCH
The Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) is a nonprofit financial intermediary based in Columbus, Ohio that works with private and public developers to create affordable housing opportunities. Its mission is “to cause the construction, rehabilitation, and preservation of affordable housing.” For more information, visit occh.org.

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About RDL

RDL Architects is a nationally recognized, award-winning architecture firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and is licensed throughout the United States.