Many past graduates who became lead developers have done affordable apartment developments. Such projects have been a focus on past courses, Strong Hill said, because of the high degree of subsidy available through federal affordable housing tax credits.
But this year there will be more training on smaller commercial projects and work in main street corridors, Strong Hill said. It will prepare the ACRE grads to potentially do projects in the neighborhoods the city and LISC have partnered on, she said.
Those six areas are the Riverworks neighborhood along North Holton Street, North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Avenues West, Clarke Square south of the Menomonee Valley, Lindsay Heights, and West Burleigh Street in Sherman Park. :: Read More ::