20 families will have a new place to make a new start. Anawim Housing held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday for 20 new townhomes at northeast 46th and Hubbell in Des Moines.
The work began back in January. Once complete, the site will have two buildings with 7 homes and one building with six. Families are expected to be able to move in by late fall.
The non-profit aims to bring neighborhood style living into more urban areas.
The non-profit has been helping low income families in Des Moines since 1987.