The Mills

Assessment & Cleanup

The Mills Memorial Housing Complex is a former 140-unit public housing complex located in downtown Meriden, CT.

Following HUD demolition/disposition approval and resident relocation in 2017, the City acquired the Mills from the Meriden Housing Authority as part of a land exchange agreement. The City took title to the Mills in May 2018 and transferred 62 Cedar Street to the Meriden Housing Authority for the Meriden Commons Phase 2 development, a 76-unit mixed use, mixed income development adjacent to the Mills site. The City also transferred 177 State Street to the Meriden Housing Authority under the land transfer agreement in 2017.  

The City of Meriden was awarded $2 million in state funding to demolish the existing structures for flood control purposes, which was completed in January of 2019.

Meriden Commons

Now located at 161-177 State Street in downtown Meriden is Meriden Commons, a development which includes 151 residential apartment units and 6,500 square feet of commercial space. Meriden Commons is part of multi-phased development within walking distance to the Meriden Transit Center. The project is a culmination of a partnership between the City of Meriden, the Meriden Housing Authority (MHA), Pennrose Properties and the Cloud Company.

Information on Residential Leasing

Meriden Commons Ribbon Cutting
Meriden Commons Phase 1 Ribbon Cutting, July 2018
Meriden Commons Phase 1
Meriden Commons Phase 1 Opened in May 2018
Entrance to Meriden Commons Phase II
Meriden Commons Phase II
Wide view of Meriden Commons Phase II
Meriden Commons Phase II

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