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Monestime unveils $53M affordable housing development in Opa-locka

caines | 2/28/2013, 4:30 a.m.

Kings Terrace new home for 300 families

County Commissioner Jean Monestime, District 2, recently unveiled the Kings Terrace affordable housing development a $53.4 million, 300-unit development located at 12555 NW 27th Avenue that is 100 percent occupied. Thanks to this development, 300 families now have a place to call home, Monestime said. With its world-class amenities and public art, Kings Terrace has raised the bar for affordable housing in South Florida. Each unit has fully-equipped kitchens with a frost-free refrigerator, dishwasher, ceiling fans and ceramic tile flooring. There is a fitness facility, library and business center with Internet access, laundry room, club house, recreation center, basketball court, soccer field, playground, splash-park, vita-course and gazebo/covered BBQ and picnic area. The project was funded, in part, by $17 million from Miami-Dade Countys Neighborhood Stabilization Program.