Dial Apartments


Lancaster, PA

Project Description:

Formerly a watch factory, Dial contains 40 units of affordable housing arranged in one- and two-bedroom units affordable to residents at 50% and 60% of the area median income 

Project Facts:

Completed in 2008 


S&A Homes

General Contractor:

Poole Anderson Construction


LeFevre Funk Architects

Civil Engineer: 

Harbor Engineering



44,777 square feet 40 units in a two-story building (31 one-bedroom units and 9 two-bedroom units)

Fast Facts:

  • Five sources of financing on this development, including Historic & Low Income Housing Credits, HOME, Trust funding
  • Units set aside for special needs population
  • Longtime home to the Schwalm Watch Factory prior to conversion

Area Economic Impact: 

12 construction jobs created 2 permanent jobs created

$19,000 raised annually in local taxes

$220,000 generated annually in local revenue Project leveraged $5,092,010 in private capital

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