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Entries by Sirena Frost
Sadly and ashamedly, we recognize and acknowledge racism still exists in our society. We have many Black people working at Wallick and living in our communities. Many of our associates, residents, and their family members are victims of racism. They live in fear for themselves and for their children. However, at Wallick, we are all family. […]
Wallick Communities received $827,540 in Low Income Housing Tax Credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) for the financing of Fenner Village Apartments located in Hillsboro, OH. Fenner Village will offer 56 one, two, and three-bedroom units targeting working families in Hillsboro and the rest of Highland County. The $10 million project will offer […]
These past few months have been trying to say the least. Especially for those who are a part of the at-risk population, such as our senior residents. To be safe, many of these residents have had to be apart from their families since March, and if they have been fortunate enough to see a loved […]
Wallick Communities announced on Thursday, April 9 that it is giving a bonus to all of its frontline, hourly associates who work at its affordable housing and senior living communities. The hero bonus is from April 4-May 3. It includes maintenance, property management, LPNs, PCAs, housekeeping, food service and other associates caring for Wallick residents. […]
We are proud to announce Housekeeping Supervisor Beth Loomis from Oakleaf Village of Columbus was recognized by the Ohio Assisted Living Association (OALA) as an Honoring Excellence winner. This award is given annually to outstanding associates that demonstrate vision, innovation, leadership and compassion in their role by OALA, which represents over 550 licensed Assisted Living […]
LifeTown Columbus is a realistic indoor “city” where students with special needs can learn and practice important life skills in a safe, friendly environment. On Thursday, fourteen associates helped over 60 students K-12 make purchases and interact with LifeTown’s 10 venues, which includes a movie theater, bank, medical center, marketplace, and salon. Students also practiced pedestrian […]
It’s more than a backpack. It’s a fresh start. Wallick’s volunteer committee Heart of Service held its annual backpack drive, but with a twist. In August, the committee had over 1,000 school items delivered to The Ashford on Broad, where residents eagerly awaited to help stuff backpacks for 200 children that live in Wallick’s affordable […]
In May, Wallick Communities closed on the acquisition of Wapello Woods Apartments, a 46-unit, Section 8 multi-family community in Ottumwa, IA. Wapello Woods is the company’s first community in Iowa and Wallick has partnered with Young Management Corporation, which will oversee operations at the apartments. Only a short car trip from the Des Moines River, […]
On Tuesday, The Ashford at Sturbridge in Hilliard, OH opened its doors to nearly 100 community members, residents, and business partners for its grand opening celebration. Several state and local officials were in attendance as well. Senator Stephanie Kunze, The Ohio Senate Congressman Steve Stivers, US House of Representatives, 15th District of Ohio Kevin […]
Recently, the Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) awarded Wallick $1.43 million in 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). Of those tax credits: $780,000 will be used to develop Cornerstone Crossing, a soon-to-be 50-unit, new affordable senior community in Elsmere, KY. $650,000 will fund the redevelopment of Liberty Manor, one of Wallick’s multifamily affordable communities in Liberty, […]
In April, Wallick closed on the sale of its only student housing community – Carriage Hill Apartments. Carriage Hill was built in the late 1960’s in Athens, Ohio and consisted of 367 units. It was built by the Company’s founder, Jack Wallick, shortly after he formed Wallick Construction Co.
Wallick was one of the first for-profit affordable housing organizations to become a member of the Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio (AHACO). Wallick’s partnership with AHACO will support its efforts to connect with federal, state, and local officials to find innovative solutions to the shortage of affordable housing in central Ohio. Additionally, Wallick’s Advocacy […]
The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (Cincinnati MHA) Board approved Wallick Communities as one of six preferred developers that the organization will partner with over the next several years to help reposition the existing public housing stock in its portfolio.
- #2 in the nation for Substantial RehabsApril 18, 2016 - 7:04 am
Affordable Housing Finance – 2015 (#1 in 2012)
- #1 in the nation for Substantial RehabsMarch 21, 2013 - 12:44 pm
Affordable Housing Finance – 2012 (Top 10 in 2011, 2013)
- 10th in the nation for AcquisitionsMarch 1, 2015 - 15:47 pm
Affordable Housing Finance – 2014
- 42nd largest owner in the nationApril 18, 2016 - 7:02 am
Affordable Housing Finance – 2015