Construction to begin on $15.9 million Oneonta housing project

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Construction is set to begin on a $15.9 million housing project in Oneonta, according to a news release this morning from Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc. , of Syracuse.

Oneonta Heights, a 60-unit affordable housing development for families and seniors, will support a neighborhood transformation plan developed by Housing Visions in partnership with the city of Oneonta and Opportunities for Otsego.

Construction will take up to 18 months, with an estimated project opening in August 2017, according to the releas.

Housing Visions Construction Co. (HVCC), an affiliate construction management company to Housing Visions Unlimited, Inc., will be the general contractor.  HVCC said it plans to hire local laborers and carpenters and has made “a concerted effort to purchase materials from local suppliers and contract with local contractors.”

Once the project is completed, Housing Visions said in the release, it will fill two full-time positions to help manage and maintain the properties.