James Place | Springfield, MO

Special Needs & Affordable Housing Community

The Missouri Housing Development Commission formally approved the application for this project on March 14, 2014 by awarding low income housing tax credits. James Place located at 2420 W. Grand Street is comprised of 40 units total which includes 8 one-bedroom special needs units for handicapped and disabled residents and 32 family units with a mix of 8 one-bedroom units and 24 two-bedroom units. Each unit features a full size kitchen with a washer and dryer. The safe housing amenities in the special needs units include handicapped accessible kitchen counters and table will sliding pantry/closet doors, open bathroom layout with roll-in showers, and wide doorways. The community provides a clubhouse with service coordinator offices, computer room, kitchenette and a gathering area for activities.

Outside gathering areas include raised planting and garden beds and an accessible BBQ grill next to the clubhouse all with handicap accessible sidewalks and paths to and around the community. Creating an opportunity to bring nature and all residents together for gardening projects is a featured outdoor amenity enjoyed by all residents. 


  • 8 special needs units for handicapped/disabled
  • 32 family units
  • $5.5 million project cost
  • 10 residential buildings | 33,416 square feet
  • 1 clubhouse | 2,006 square feet
  • Construction began Fall 2015
  • March 2016 Completion - 100% Leased by May 2016; waiting list available for future developments


2420 W Grand St
Springfield, MO 65802
Phone | 417-832-0428
Fax | 417-832-0438
Managed By | Wilhoit Properties