Thrive Alliance Receives Award for Crossroads Senior Apartments Project

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch recently announced the recipients of the 2022 Excellence in Affordable Housing Awards presented Sept. 22 at the Indiana Housing Conference.

The awards are presented by the Lieutenant Governor through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority to the most outstanding new properties in four categories and celebrate Indiana’s best affordable housing.

Among this year’s recipients is Thrive Alliance for Crossroads Senior Apartments, a $12.5 million, 64-unit affordable apartment complex located at 500 S. Poplar St. in Seymour.

“We are thrilled to receive this recognition from the Lieutenant Governor,” said Mark Lindenlaub, Executive Director of Thrive Alliance. “Crossroads represents our vision for the future of affordable housing for seniors, providing not just a place to live, but an environment and services to support people who want to live longer, healthier lives.”

Since opening earlier this year, Crossroads has received positive feedback from residents, the wider Seymour community and local government leaders, he said.

“It was truly a total team effort between Thrive Alliance, our contract partners and the local community,” Lindenlaub said. “We encountered obstacles along the way to undertake such an important project during the pandemic, but the end results exceeded our expectations.”

Housing Authority Executive Director Jacob Sipe said the Housing Authority cannot support its mission without its network of incredible housing partners.

“Mark (Lindenlaub) is a leader in this industry, and he has a great team that works hard to keep housing affordable for Hoosiers,” Sipe said. “We look forward to Seymour’s continued success and our growing partnership with Thrive Alliance.”

Seymour Mayor Matt Nicholson said he enjoyed being able to observe the development of Crossroads Senior Apartments, first as a member of city council when Thrive Alliance initially asked the city to get involved. project to the final product.

“Transforming this property from vacant, brownfield land into a beautiful and thriving seniors community has met a great need in Seymour for senior housing and has sparked a valuable partnership with Thrive Alliance to meet our current needs. and future for our elderly population,” said Nicholson. “As a city, we are grateful for the work Thrive has done in Seymour and are thrilled to see them being recognized at the state level for this project.”

This is the fourth project for which Thrive Alliance has received the Excellence Award. Previous award-winning projects include The Armory Apartments and Gateway Apartments.

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