Affordable Housing Development Opens at 315 Linwood Street in East New York, Brooklyn

Completed view of Linwood Park Apartments at 315 Linwood Street - L+M Development PartnersCompleted view of Linwood Park Apartments at 315 Linwood Street - L+M Development Partners

A new affordable housing project at 315 Linwood Street in East New York, Brooklyn, recently opened its doors to residents. Known as Linwood Park Apartments, the ten-story building contains 100 units of mixed-income housing, residential amenities, and supportive facilities for low-income and formerly homeless residents.

The developers responsible for the property include B&B Urban and L+M Development Partners. Linwood Park Apartments is the first multifamily affordable rental project to debut in the newly rezoned area of East New York meant to spur the development of much-needed low-income housing.

“Hats off to our partners L+M and HousingPlus and to the NYS Department of Housing and Community Renewal and NYC’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development for stepping up to finance such sorely needed housing,” said Alan Bell, principal of B&B Urban. “This marks the completion of the first new residences made possible by the city’s large-scale rezoning of East New York and we are especially gratified that 100 percent of the apartments will serve low income New Yorkers, including 30 units for formerly homeless families.”

The breakdown of units includes 30 units of supportive housing for the formerly homeless, ten units of affordable housing for families earning 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), and 59 units of affordable housing for families earning 60 percent of the AMI.

Designed by MHG Architects, the range of apartments includes 25 studios, 25 one-bedrooms, 33 two-bedrooms, 16 three-bedrooms, and a live-in superintendent.

Community facility spaces, also designed by the MHG Architects, will occupy 3,500 square feet. These facilities include supportive services administered by HousingPlus, a non-profit community agency dedicated to assisting the formerly homeless and extremely low-income households overcome poverty, addiction, and the effects of incarceration.

Residential amenities available to all tenants includes a community room with a kitchenette, a computer lab, a children’s library, a fitness room, a laundry room, and landscaped outdoor space.

Outdoor lounge and play spaces at Linwood Park Apartments - L+M Development Partners

Outdoor lounge and play spaces at Linwood Park Apartments – L+M Development Partners

Linwood Park Apartments will feature photovoltaic panels and energy-efficient appliances.

“The COVID pandemic has disproportionately impacted families struggling with housing insecurity and economic hardship and these challenges have been particularly acute in neighborhoods like East New York,” said RuthAnne Visnauskas, New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner. “That is why we are so pleased to see 100 households have moved into Linwood Park Apartments and will have access to resources and support designed to help them move forward and live successful, healthy lives.”

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21 Comments on "Affordable Housing Development Opens at 315 Linwood Street in East New York, Brooklyn"

  1. This has a nice design and affordable housing is always welcome so I’ll say this is a good project.

  2. Atlanta Robinson | October 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm | Reply

    I need a application for this building

  3. How can I get application for this new building

  4. It’ll be filled with roaches before you know it.

  5. Plz mail me an application: 189 Norwood ave apt 3 11208 bk ny..thank you lisa walker

    • Hi Lisa, I know I don’t know you and you don’t know me, but I was looking at this site to and wondered about an application and sometimes the comments are helpful in some things and saw yours were you have your address. I know it’s none of my business and not my place but a little word of advice. Please be careful when you post a comment and share your personal information with the way this world is you never know what can happen. Be careful, safe and bless to you and your family.
      Again sorry for getting in your business I know it’s not my place but for your safety and security it’s better not to share certain information online.

  6. How can I get an application

  7. Too bad it has to be mixed with multi family. Seniors would like quite. Brooklyn has never been called East New york. I grew up in lower east side Manhattan. All boroughs are separated. We need more seniors who have earned their Social Security the honest way. Az is a dead beat state, not blog any senior housing for seniors that are affordable. Too many over priced fancy ones.

  8. Would love to fill out an application , a new resident in the city.

  9. Sis JANICE JOHNS | October 18, 2020 at 7:38 am | Reply

    Morning that is a blessing. More developments should open up. I would like to get application if possible. N do they have senior housing or homes for family to rent or purchase? At low good prices of course. Thank u

  10. How to get applications I’m 65yearand my wife is 71

  11. Hello,I would love to get a application for this building.

  12. I need an application

  13. I am 70 years old been living in New York City projects for 22 years I need a new environment I am disable or may I see handicap I’
    I would love to move, 315 Linwood Street please I need more information about the situation in the apartments for the elderly.

  14. How soon can I get a tour?am interested

  15. How do I apply

  16. Please send me a application or let me no how I could get one
    Thank You

  17. Do you except section 8 vouchers I’m a senior citizen looking to move back to Brooklyn please place me on your list

  18. Please send me an application or tell me how to apply
    for this residence.

  19. I would love to apply and tour these apartments,my wife and I are both retired seniors.

  20. How can I get an application

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