Built in 1972, the Laurel Plaza facility was the first public housing community constructed in the City of New Braunfels. Laurel is a five story, elevator complex. The 100 unit facility houses sixty studio (efficiency) and forty one bedroom units for senior and disabled citizens. A Community Center serves residents at the site.
Built in 1978, the Villa Serena facility consist of 35 garden walkup style duplex units. There are 30 two bedroom, 36 three bedroom, and 4 four bedroom units in the 70 unit community.