The developer of an apartment complex for low-income seniors broke ground Wednesday on the $6.5 million project.
Construction on the planned 42-unit building is expected to start June 14 with a completion date in 12 to 18 months, said Bill Truax, senior vice president of Community Development Inc.
The Sierra Ridge Apartment Community, 1870 Russell Way, will have 23 one-bedroom and 19 two-bedroom units from $348 to $709 per month.
"We're trying to quench some of the need that we see in that market," Truax said.
Hilary Lopez, the chief of federal programs for the Nevada Housing Division, said there …