LIVE VIDEO: Sage Street Dorm Project Seeks Community Funds

A 200-unit dorm-style affordable housing project needs $3.2 million to become reality. It’s a step toward addressing the region’s affordable housing crisis, and community partners announced today that a community housing land trust as been set up to raise the money.

The $8 million project, slated for 250 Sage Street, includes the City of Reno donating for $1 four acres on Sage Street. Watch the live video above of today’s announcement.

Options to Donate

Members of the community are encouraged to help fundraise the $3.2 million needed for the project through the following avenues.

  • Write a check to CHLT (Community Housing Land Trust) and deliver donation to the Community Foundation located at 50 Washington St. Suite #300
  • Make a donation at
  • Any questions or inquiries about in-kind donations can be emailed to [email protected]
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  1. let Tesla/Panasonic pay for it and all the companies that were given Tax exemptions to do business here.

  2. Affordable Housing or Affordable Transitional Housing??? There is a difference, you know. Affordable housing is a permanent place to live, where as transitional housing is just that, transitional. So, in other words, it’s just another homeless shelter in the form of a dorm. As a 66 year old senior facing increasing rental rates, this is not the solution. Good luck with the new homeless shelter…

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