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Groundbreaking for new apartments


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By TAMMI KATE LEDFORD

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 6 at 1:00 p.m. at East 9th Street and Maynard Street.  Rita Blanca Apartments, a 28 unit affordable rental housing development targeting low income agricultural workers, will be under construction this month. “Some of Dalhart’s most successful projects held their groundbreakings on the windiest days of the year—if this is an omen, today’s weather should bring you great success,” stated Dalhart Mayor Kevin Caddell.   
The Rita Blanca Apartments project is being developed by the Guadalupe Economic Services Corporation (GESC).  Joining GESC at the groundbreaking ceremony were representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC), the entities financing the proposed development.

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