Construction begins on housing complex for veterans in KC

Construction began Wednesday on the first phase of the St. Michael’s Veterans Campus, which is being designed to provide housing and support services for homeless and at-risk veterans.

The 22-acre development is near Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and Leeds Road, close to the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

The project will be built in three phases and was projected to cost $34 million when it was unveiled in 2012.

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