WCMCA, Inc. was honored by Rural Development with a 2017 Outstanding Housing Partner Award. This home in Elbow Lake was helped with assistance from the Small Cities, Weatherization and Furnace Replacement Programs.
WCMCA is completing construction of a new single family, split-level home at 1375 Rosewood Lane SE in Alexandria – completion is expected in the next few weeks.
The home is for sale to potential home buyers whose incomes range between 80 and 115% of the median income (see below).
The 1147 square feet on the main level features an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining and family room areas along with two (2) bedrooms and one (1) bath. The basement of the home will also include one (1) finished bedroom, one (1) finished bathroom, a carpeted recreation room area, one (1) unfinished room for future expansion, and walkout to a concrete patio with ample yard space.
Unique features included in the home design: window seats in the main floor bedrooms, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and a designated lighted picture area to help prepare the new owner to turn this house into a home!
Interested parties need to fill out a West Central MN Communities Action, Inc. Affordable Housing Program application, and mail it to the address listed on the application along with a pre-approval letter from a lender.
|INCOME GUIDELINES – 2017|
|First 30 days after completion of home (80% of state median income):|
|If you have a purchase agreement signed before the completion of the home or after 30 days following the completion of the home (115% of the state median income):|
WCMCA is currently taking Request for Proposals for our audit services; deadline to receive RFPs is Monday, May 15, 2017 by 4:30 pm. Inquiries and proposals should be directed to:
Carol Boyer, Chief Financial Officer
West Central MN Communities Action, Inc.
411 Industrial Park Blvd
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
218.685.4486, Ext. 0
The Grant County Food Connection occurred on Wednesday, March 29 at the main office of West Central MN Communities Action, Inc. in Elbow Lake.
Nearly 10,000 pounds of food was distributed: 45 home deliveries were made to home-bound seniors and 68 households attended the food drop. Funding for the food distribution was provided by the Elbow Lake Community Healthcare Auxiliary.
Thank you to all of the volunteers from the local community and organizations (Wendell Fire Department, USDA, FSA, Grant County Social Services, Eagle Bank, WCA Schools, Vinco, University of Minnesota, Grant County HRA and the Healthcare Auxiliary).
Thank you to all of the volunteers for their hard work!
Volunteers from the Wendell Fire Department and Eagle Bank setting up for the food distribution.
Volunteers from the Elbow Lake community, USDA and Eagle Bank packing boxes for senior deliveries.
Student volunteers from WCA Schools (l to r): John Barber, Ross Anderson and Dawson Staples