The affordable housing lottery is now open for Arthur Avenue Senior Apartments, a nine-story senior living development at 600 East 179th Street in Tremont, The Bronx. Developed by Foxy Management in partnership with Hebrew Home at Riverdale under HPD’s Senior Affordable Rental Apartments program, the 130,000-square-foot building is designed by SLCE Architects and will yield a total 176 units in a mix of studios and one-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 122 apartments for senior residents at 30 and 50 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $0 to $51,200.
The senior housing development has two large terraces and a rear garden with both indoor and outdoor vegetable gardens for seniors to use. Other amenities at 600 East 179th Street include a teaching kitchen, exercise nook, computer room, reading room, on-site medical services, mail and package rooms, and a double-height lobby with a green wall, 24-hour security, and seating. Residences will have air conditioning, high-speed internet, and either a patio or a balcony. Care services will be provided by the Hebrew Home for the Aged.
At 30 percent of the AMI, there are 17 affordable one-bedrooms for incomes ranging from $0 to $30,720. At 50 percent of the AMI, there are 48 studios for incomes ranging from $0 to $45,500 and 57 one-bedrooms for incomes ranging from $0 to $51,200. Prospective renters must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than January 14, 2021.
Arthur Avenue Senior Apartments is expected to be completed in early 2021.