For More Information Contact:

Ashley Short, Special Projects Coordinator

217-378-7100 Ext. 5028



Champaign, IL. July 28, 2021. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for Pinewood Place will be held for invited guests on July 29, 2021, at 2:00 PM, at 1606 E. Colorado in the City of Urbana, Illinois.

Pinewood Place will provide twenty-four, one-bedroom units in 4 separate buildings for individuals with special needs. Of the 24 units, 5 units will be set aside for the Statewide Referral Network and the additional 19 units will be for referrals from local township offices in Champaign County. Project amenities include in-unit washer and dryer, dishwasher, and microwave in addition to the stove and refrigerator. Additional site amenities include an on-site office for case management services, and a community room with computer stations and a community kitchen.

Pinewood Place is developed under an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Urbana and Maple Grove Development Corporation, a non-profit affiliate of the Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACC).

“Pinewood Place illustrates the true meaning of a community partnership.  In Champaign County, providing housing opportunities and resources for our residents is a top priority for my agency.  By utilizing permanent supportive housing, it not only resolves homelessness and increase housing stability, but also improves health and lower public costs be reducing the use of publicly funded crisis services” said Lily L. Walton, Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Champaign County.

For more information, please contact the Housing Authority of Champaign County at (217) 378-7100.