Hanover Place Veteran’s Housing is located just outside of Meriden’s downtown area in a moderate-income neighborhood surrounded by single-family and multi-family housing. Hanover Place is new construction of Nine (9) supportive housing one and two-bedroom units for Veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless. Hanover Place is made up of two structures that includes onsite parking. The buildings are 2.5 stories and have a partial basement to allow for mechanical systems which include unique alternative energy systems. In addition, the building has a handicap-accessible community room with meeting, laundry, and office space.
All four ground level units, 2 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom units are accessible and are designed to meet current accessibility code standards, helping to fulfill a critical shortage of ADA units in Meriden. All five of the remaining units are two-bedroom flats or duplex units with an open floor layout. One of the most significant improvements proposed are energy efficiency and conservation measures, and renewable energy technologies which include new insulating windows, substantial wall insulation, new Energy-star rated appliances and lighting fixtures, LED outdoor lighting, and high efficiency mechanical systems including geothermal heating, cooling systems and domestic hot water systems with solar thermal supplementing the geothermal system, and solar PV systems.