(CBS Detroit) – A new apartment complex is coming to Detroit, aimed at helping the less fortunate.

According to the city, the Black-led development will be built at 7303 West McNichols Road in the Liv6 area. The building will be named Sawyer Art Apartments in honor of contemporary Detroit artist Tylonn Sawyer.

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On Tuesday, Mayor Mike Duggan and developers Roderick Hardamon, Dr George R. N’Namdi and Richard Hosey attended the grand opening of the 38-unit complex. All units will be affordable housing between 60% and 80% of the region’s median income.

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The $ 10.8 million mixed-use project is part of the Strategic Neighborhood Fund, a partnership between the city of Detroit and Invest Detroit. There will be 6,186 square feet of retail space. The apartments will consist of eight studios, 17 one bedroom and 13 two bedroom apartments.

“The Sawyer Art Apartments are a great example of the people of Detroit rebuilding Detroit in a way that is affordable to the residents who have stayed in this community,” said Mayor Duggan. “It’s a development team from Detroit that’s really community driven. This new development will build on the energy and revitalization we’ve witnessed along McNichols since we completed our streetscape project this fall.

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