Enhanced-Use Lease of VA Property for the Development and Operation of a Senior Housing Facility for Low Income Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dayton, OH
Notice Of Intent To Enter Into An Enhanced Use Lease.
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to enter into an enhanced-use lease of approximately 6 acres of underutilized land at the VA Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. The selected lessee will finance, design, develop, construct, operate, maintain and manage a facility to provide senior housing for low income veterans. The facility will include a single 3-story, newly constructed masonry building, with not less than 61 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom units and associated vehicular parking spaces. The lessee also will be required to provide VA with agreed-upon ground rent payments and in-kind consideration consisting of priority placement and a discount rental rate that eligible veterans will pay to reside in the facility.
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Edward Bradley, Office of Asset Enterprise Management (004B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7778 (this is not a toll-free number).
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Title 38 U.S.C. 8161 et seq. states that the Secretary may enter into an enhanced-use lease if he determines that the implementation of a business plan proposed by the Under Secretary for Health for applying the consideration under such a lease to the provision of medical care and services would result in a demonstrable improvement of services to eligible veterans in the geographic service-delivery area within which the property is located. This project meets this requirement.
Approved: March 17, 2008.
James B. Peak,
Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. E8-5723 Filed 3-20-08; 8:45 am]
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