Cedar Rapids council approves plan to renovate Colonial Centre building for affordable housing

Project to be supported by $2.5 million allocation from American Rescue Plan Act funds

Colonial Centre affordable housing
A rendering of the proposed redevelopment of the former Colonial Centre building at 1500 Second Ave. SE for 25 affordable housing units. CREDIT CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS
In the wake of a now-abandoned plan to turn the former Colonial Centre building in Cedar Rapids’ Wellington Heights neighborhood into a community resource center and emergency shelter, the Cedar Rapids City Council has approved a plan to use $2.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to transform the long-vacant building into an […]
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