Jazz Hill Homes is an affordable housing community located in Kansas City, MO on historic Paseo Boulevard. The property is a scattered site consisting of 11 buildings with a total of 197-units. Located across from the Historic Boulevard Greenway featuring fountains and seating and Downtown Kansas City, public parks, schools, shopping, employment, entertainment, dining options, and major transportation arteries are just a short drive away.
The Historic Jazz District is nearby on 18th & Vine and is known for music clubs and two of the city’s most acclaimed museums- the American Jazz Museum, which hosts concerts and displays artifacts like a Louis Armstrong trumpet, and in the same building, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which has 19th-century memorabilia and a gift shop selling rare and autographed items. Popular, no-frills BBQ joints include the iconic Arthur Bryant’s BBQ restaurant, dating back to the 1920’s.
The property was built in the early 1900’s and rehabbed and placed into service in 2000, 2001, and 2002 under the Section 42 LIHTC program. There is an existing regulatory agreement in place which requires all units to be rented to income qualifying residents earning no more than 60% of Area Medium Income (AMI) limits, which are provided by Missouri Housing Development Commission. The property has been positioned to undergo a rehabilitation utilizing Federal, State, and Historic Tax Credits.
Jazz Hill is comprised of studios, one, and two bedroom apartments homes with unique floorplans. Residents benefit from amenities such as 24-hour emergency maintenance service, on-site laundry facilities, controlled access, easy access to city bus routes, community room/leasing center, and historic charm. Security camera’s are also scheduled as part of the properties recent improvements. Apartment amenities include walk-in closets*, full appliance package, and private patios/balconies*. Area amenities include shopping, the Sprint Center, Jazz District, access to interstate highways, and many historic landmarks.