Recently two new residences have been completed. One is located on South Myrtle Street and the other on North Walnut. In both cases old structures were removed and new homes constructed. Each house cost $90,000.00 to build. The owner will pay off $45,000.00 over twenty
Local contractor David Simmons built both houses. The homes are three bedroom units with two baths and a carport. In both instances, the neighborhoods have been enhanced and the families have much improved living conditions.
Over a period of years the Housing Authority has built some 60 new homes utilizing the program. Most have been within the Warren city limits with a few being in other areas of Bradley County. The
majority of the houses built have been for elderly citizens. Funds to construct the houses are provided by the Arkansas Development Finance Authority. The program has provided safe and decent housing for those in need and has generated hundreds of thousands of dollars for the