By Waverly Colville / Columbia Daily Tribune
The Columbia Housing Authority has finished the first phase of its project to rehabilitate its entire 719-unit inventory.
On Wednesday the organization will show the public its work when it hosts an open house and dedication for the Stuart Parker Apartments in central Columbia. The 84 apartments underwent a major redesign, upgrading the oldest public housing units in Columbia from their former 1950s style to modern, energy-efficient and insulated apartments.
The Stuart Parker Apartments were built in 1958, so the renovations not only included redoing the floors, bathrooms and kitchen, but also focused on meeting modern-day electrical needs.
“When the (apartments) were built, most people didn’t have a TV or computers and all the mode...Read More