Genna Contino
| Herald-Journal

Spartanburg’s north side has more affordable housing in the works.

The city’s Design Review Board approved the Northside Townhomes Tuesday night, which will be 44 townhouses in seven buildings on the block of Milan, Howard and Raindrop streets. Of the units, 25% will be for rent at an affordable rate.

The townhouses are each three stories with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. Six of the seven buildings have two-car garages for each townhouse and each building has a two-car parking pad per townhouse. Parking will be in the rear of the units along a private alley.

Montgomery Development Group is master leasing 25% of the units to Northside Development Group for $1200 per month — but Northside Development Group CEO Michael Williamson said they haven’t set the official affordable rate yet.

“We do imagine someone with a housing choice voucher being able to

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