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Lumberton to Gain 60 Affordable Family Apartments Congressman McIntyre, Lumberton Mayor to Speak at Opening

Press Contact Only:
Margaret Matrone, NCHFA, 919-877-5606, 
Connie Helmlinger, NCHFA, 919-877-5607,


Congressman Mike McIntyre and Lumberton Mayor Ray Pennington will speak at the grand opening of Sadie’s Landing in Lumberton on Nov. 12. Sadie’s Landing offers 60 apartments for families who earn 60 percent or less of median income. The community was developed by Bill Jenkins of Raleigh and Bob and Bill Antone of Lumberton, using Housing Credits awarded by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency.  

The ceremony will also honor the Antones’ father, William Earl Antone, Sr., who served on the Agency’s Board of Directors from 1982 to 1985 and again from 1993 to 1999.  William Earl Antone, Sr. passed away in May 2008. A plaque dedicating the property’s computer center to Antone will be unveiled, and the Agency will present a check to the Robeson County Church and Community Center in his honor.

Speakers:      Congressman Mike McIntyre
                    Ray Pennington, mayor Lumberton
                    Bob Kucab, executive director, NC Housing Finance Agency
                    Representative from the Antone Family

Date/Time:   Nov. 12, 1:30 p.m.

Location:      2230 McPhail Road
                   Lumberton, NC 28358

Onsite Contact:    Will Parry-Hill, 919-622-8236
Sadie’s Landing, a $5.8 million development, was financed in large part by federal and state tax credits awarded by the NC Housing Finance Agency. The Agency finances the statewide construction of affordable rental apartments using federal and state housing credits, low-interest loans, and tax-exempt bond allocations.

“Congressman McIntyre has been a good friend to the Agency and to Mr. Antone and has been a strong supporter of the federal housing credit program, which makes these types of developments possible,” said Bob Kucab, executive director of the NC Housing Finance Agency.

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The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is a self-supporting public agency. It has financed 191,000 affordable homes and apartments in the last three decades, including nearly 80,000 homes for first-time home buyers. To learn more, go to www.nchfa.com or call 919-877-5700 or 800-393-0988.