Delay on Salem veterans complex can’t put damper on grand opening

August 10, 2023 by About 500 people gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the grand opening of a new veterans housing complex across the street from the YMCA in downtown Salem. The $10 million dollar project is affiliated with the Family YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties and named in honor of Peter Courtney, the … Read more

Affordable apartments for dozens of veterans nearly complete

June 15, 2022 by Dozens of Salem veterans and their families will soon find solace and help with everything from jobs to mental health care at a new affordable housing complex at 685 Court Street. After a year of construction, 500 people gathered Thursday outside the Courtney Place Veterans Housing complex to celebrate the … Read more

YMCA breaks ground on veterans housing project in downtown Salem

Article from The Statesman Journal The Family YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties broke ground Wednesday morning on its $9 million veterans housing project. A 34-unit apartment complex called Courtney Place will be built on the corner of Cottage and Court streets NE, across the street from the new Withnell Family YMCA. The facility will … Read more

Salem veteran housing project to break ground in May

Article from In a couple of months, a new veteran’s housing project that aims to house dozens of Salem veterans will break ground. After facing financial setbacks over the years, the YMCA’s veteran housing project has enough funding to complete construction thanks to a recent $2 million allocation in a federal spending bill President … Read more