Construction on a $47 million, 105-unit inexpensive housing progress is kicking off in the city of Coachella this month, pursuing a long time of metropolis and point out officials cobbling collectively grant funds to create a combined-use, centrally found advancement. 

It is really the 1st project in the Coachella Valley to acquire guidance from California’s “cap-and-trade” method, or resources that business enterprises commit in buy to offset greenhouse fuel emissions. The funds are then disbursed by the condition for affordable housing and help to disadvantaged communities.

Coachella officials held a virtual press meeting Monday to announce that they’ve broken floor on Pueblo Viejo Villas, located at the northeast intersection of Cesar Chavez and Sixth streets — a step toward acknowledging extensive-held plans to create housing as portion of downtown scheduling efforts.