Wallick Celebrates Fenner Ridge Grand Opening

Last Wednesday, Wallick celebrated the grand opening of Fenner Ridge, our newest affordable housing community consisting of 56 one-, two-, and three-bedroom units serving families in Hillsboro, OH. Wallick is the manager, developer and owner of Fenner Ridge.

Several notable guests shared remarks at the event, including:

Alex Sharfetter, District Director, Office of Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2)

Tom Eichinger, President, Hillsboro City Council

Guy Ford, Director of Legislative Affairs, Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA)

Catherine Cawthon, President & CEO, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH), and Ohio Capital Finance Corporation (OCFC)

Brian Shelbourne, VP Originations, Merchants Capital

Rodney Donley, Vice President, National Cooperative Bank (NCB)

One of our new residents, Lacey, closed the program by sharing her story about how Fenner Ridge warmly welcomed her into a community “built for people just like her” in need of safe, secure housing. She officially cut the ribbon to her new home!

To hear more about Lacey’s journey and the impact Fenner Ridge has already had on her life, check out this spotlight by WCPO 9 (ABC).

Fenner Ridge features several amenities, including a playground contributed by National Cooperative Bank and a Digital Inclusion grant from Ohio Capital Finance Corporation enabling internet access for residents.

This $12.3 million project was made possible by the partnership and support of our amazing community partners, also including Ohio Housing Finance AgencyOhio Capital Corporation for HousingMerchants Capital, & the City of Hillsboro.

Additionally, each home has:

  • Energy Star-rated appliances and ceiling fans
  • Luxury vinyl flooring
  • Washer and dryer hookups
  • Exterior storage
  • A patio or balcony

Our team is always excited to continue our mission of Opening Doors, Opportunities and Hope to those who need it most. Thank you to all who made the opening of Fenner Ridge possible!