THOUSAND OAKS — City leaders unanimously approved a project that will eventually add 57 units to the city's stock of affordable housing for senior citizens.
Oak Creek Senior Villas, which will cost $9.2 million to build, could break ground as soon as February or March, said Mark Asturias, housing and redevelopment manager.
City Council initially approved the project in 1995, but it has taken five years to complete the plans and deal with a few unexpected setbacks, city officials said.
Funding for the apartment complex, which will be on Thousand Oaks Boulevard, comes from local, state and federal sources. The project will be operated by Many Mansions, a local nonprofit group dedicated to affordable housing.