New Construction Renovations under Way in Ft Hoods Residential Neighborhoods

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first_imgMajor renovations and other construction projects are under way in the residential neighborhoods at Fort Hood.Lendlease Public Partnerships, the Army’s housing partner at the central Texas post, has begun constructing 64 new, single-family homes in the North Wainwright neighborhood that are slated to be complete in early fall of 2017. Fort Hood Family Housing (FHFH) has started preparing to convert 136 duplex-style homes in the West Chaffee neighborhood into 68 single-family homes, and perform neighborhood utility infrastructure upgrades. Those efforts are expected to be complete in the fall of 2017.New homes will feature ENERGY STAR® appliances, as well as energy efficient heating and cooling systems, reported the Fort Hood Sentinel. The size of new and renovated homes will range from three to five bedrooms.Other projects are designed to revamp curb appeal and update interiors. FHFH plans to replace 22 roofs in the Pershing Park neighborhood, an on-going exterior paint project in Chaffee Village and Venable Village, as well as multiple upgrades to lighting, plumbing fixtures and interior paint and trim throughout the various villages.When the projects are complete next year, family housing at Fort Hood will reach about 5,900 homes. The project now is home to more than 5,350 families.FHFH constructed 974 homes, multiple community centers and recreational facilities, and made minor to major renovations on more than 4,500 homes during the five-year initial development period which concluded in June 2006. The second phase of construction began in August 2007 and includes a community of LEED Silver-certified homes. The housing project has the distinction of being the largest LEED-certified residential community in the state of Texas and in the Army, according to the story. Dan Cohen AUTHORlast_img

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