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More Affordable Housing Coming To Aurora

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- The City of Aurora is one step closer to getting more affordable housing that's close to public transportation.

Officials celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for "Peoria Crossing" at 30th Avenue and Peoria Street.

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The development will have 82 units.

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Residents will have quick access to the Anschutz Medical Campus, the VA Hospital and RTD's A Line Train and the R Line Light Rail.

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Ten units will be reserved for formerly homeless veterans.

"It's been very important to the housing authority and the City of Aurora to help house homeless veterans. There's a lot of veterans in the City of Aurora, so we just feel it's a natural fit," said Aurora Housing Authority Exec. Director Craig Maraschky.

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The complex is scheduled to open in August 2019.

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