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Specialized New Star Apartments set to welcome new residents

After more than a year of planning and coordination, a new six-unit apartment building to accommodate adults with disabilities will see its first move-ins within weeks.
The building at 1032-1038 Leavitt Avenue in Flossmoor was constructed through a cooperative effort by the Illinois Housing Development Authority, the Housing Authority of Cook County and New Star Services, a south suburban nonprofit agency that serves people with developmental disabilities. 
Dan Strick, CEO of New Star Services, said members of the public can visit the apartments during an open house scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 11 . . .

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