Sen. Kissel applauds $$$ for Windsor housing upgrades

January 23, 2024

For Immediate Release

Sen. Kissel applauds $$ for Windsor housing upgrades

Sen. John A. Kissel, who represents Windsor, today applauded the announcement of a $2 million grant to upgrade housing at Shad Run Terrace.

The renovations include the installation of new energy-efficient windows; installation of new energy-efficient exterior doors and hardware; replacement of storm and screen doors; installation of new vinyl siding; replacement of asphalt shingle roofing and gutters system; and air conditioning systems.

“Congratulations to Windsor on receiving this funding,” Sen. Kissel said. “These upgrades will make this housing for low and moderate-income individuals safer, more secure and more energy efficient. We appreciate our local, state and federal government’s continued attention to improving housing for our most vulnerable residents.”

Shad Run Terrace, located at 40 Henry Street, was constructed in 1985. This row-house apartment complex comprises of 52 One Bedroom units. Selection of tenants into the Elderly and Disabled Housing Program is based upon income and specific eligibility.

Requirements needed to meet eligibility guidelines the tenants must be sixty-two years of age or older, or a person that meet the Social Security Administration criteria as being totally disabled under the Federal Social Security Act.

The grant was awarded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities program, which is administered by the Connecticut Department of Housing with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.