Chattanooga may get another 80 units of affordable housing within the next year.

In a recent special meeting, Chattanooga Housing Authority board members authorized an option to convey up to 21 acres of vacant land near Cromwell Hills Apartments to Pennrose Properties.

The Philadelphia-based company proposes building 70 to 80 units of two- and three-bedrooms apartments at the northwest corner of Camilla Drive and Cromwell Road.

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