Frayser affordable housing gets foothold despite economic challenges

By , Daily Memphian Published: July 18, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Contractor Ronnie Crawford hangs a sign outside a newly built home at 1991 Whitney in Frayser, Wednesday, July 17.&nbsp;The construction is part of an effort to overcome the lasting effects of the Great Recession.</strong><span>&nbsp;</span>(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Contractor Ronnie Crawford hangs a sign outside a newly built home at 1991 Whitney in Frayser, Wednesday, July 17. The construction is part of an effort to overcome the lasting effects of the Great Recession. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

As many as 30 more new homes could follow two new homes completed recently on Whitney Avenue in Frayser. The effort comes with some city investments and some remaining challenges from the Great Recession.

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Frayser Jim Strickland Ralph Perrey Steve Lockwood Tennessee Housing Development Agency

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