The Envision Comanche project is a $190M multi-year investment that will transform the identified portion of the 36th Street North corridor into a mixed-use, mixed-income community while ensuring a one-for-one replacement of all existing apartments and right-to-return for residents at Comanche Park, a Tulsa Housing Authority property, with an end goal of highlighting, enhancing and improving economic opportunity and prosperity within this neighborhood of North Tulsa.

Timeline

1
2019

18 month resident and community-led planning process concludes with THA Board approval of Master Plan. Early Action Highlight with implementation of new bus route from Comanche Park to Walt Whitman Elementary

2
2020

Predevelopment and due diligence work initiated with zoning, preliminary platting, surveying and environmental studies completed. Initial designs for Phase I initiated. Early Action Highlight with delivery of Wifi Hotspots to Comanche Park families in partnership with the Birth Through Eight Strategy for Tulsa (BEST)

3
2021

Procurement of Urban Strategies, Inc, and supportive services partner, and Pennrose, LLC, as co-developer, in preparation for a fiscal year 2021 HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Implementation Grant application. Early Action Highlight with reopening of Comanche Resource Center (Covid) to host a 30-agency partner/resource fair and the completion of the refreshed resident needs assessment.

4
2022

Submission of the CNI Implementation Grant Application in February 2022. Projected award timeframe of July 2022. Submission of HUD Demolition application, with projected approval date of May 2022. Continued resident and partner engagement. Upon award, initiation of predevelopment for Phase I housing. Upon approval, phase 1 demolition to start in October 2022.

5
2023

January 2023 is financing application submission for Phase I with target construction start of August 2023. Initial tenant relocation efforts initiated. Phase II financing application submitted in June with target construction in May 2024. Phase II demolition projected to start in October 2023.

6
2024

Initiate phase II of tenant relocation and phase III of demolition. Submit Phases III and IV financing applications with target to initiate construction for phase III in October.

7
2025 -

Initiate phase III of tenant relocation, and initiate lease-up of Phase I new construction. Submit phases V and CI financing applications with construction for phase V in October.

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News

Envision Comanche in the News: Affordable Housing News Magazine Highlights THA Projects Including Envision Comanche

Affordable Housing News magazine featured THA in its spring 2020 issue. The article highlights our Choice Neighborhoods, Envision Comanche and RAD projects. You can read […]