(Originally published in OHFA's 2020 Annual Report)
Shortly after the John H. Johnson Care Suites in northwest Oklahoma City opened its doors to residents, the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. As an assisted living community dedicated to residents with low incomes, this meant drastic changes in operating procedures.
The Care Suites was directed to restrict building guests, allocate units for COVID-19 residents, and limit resident gatherings in areas such as the cafeteria.
"The pandemic has really taken a toll on our residents," said Tom Langdon. "They miss seeing their families."
Tom looks forward to a day when the beauty of the John H. Johnson Care Suites can be showcased.
Residents of the assisted living building benefit from:
- Private furnished one-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes
- On-site medical and personal caregivers
- Three hot meals daily
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency provided $780,697 in federal Affordable Housing Tax Credits and $16 million in Multifamily Bonds to help finance the 120-unit development.