Housing Preservation and Development

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Governor Hochul Announces $24 Million Energy Efficiency Pilot to Improve Affordable Housing Projects

Governor Kathy Hochul this week announced a $24 million pilot program aimed at reducing carbon emissions and improving overall energy performance of affordable housing developments in New York City. Participating agencies include New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).

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504 West 49th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 504 West 49th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan

Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 504 West 49th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan. Located between 10th and 11th Avenues, the lot is two blocks west of the 50th Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Joel Kolkmann of Douglaston Development is listed as the owner behind the applications. Permit details also specify this is a Department of Housing Preservation and Development project.

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Rendering of Casa Celinas - Magnusson Architecture + Planning

City Agencies Secure Financing to Complete ‘Casa Celina’ Affordable Housing Project in Soundview, The Bronx

New York City Public Housing Authority (NYCHA), the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) have finalized a major construction financing package to complete a 205-unit affordable housing development in The Bronx. Located in the borough’s Soundview neighborhood, the building will debut as Casa Celina, named after Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s mother Celina Baez.

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Construction Begins at ‘Atrium at Sumner’ Affordable Housing Project in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Atrium at Sumner is one of several new affordable housing projects to break ground in the outer boroughs this summer as part of a public-private collaboration between city agencies and for-profit developers. The forthcoming property is located on Marcus Garvey Boulevard between Park Avenue and Myrtle Avenue on NYCHA‘s Sumner Houses campus in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

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Rendering of Timbale Terrace, a new affordable housing property and future home of the Afro-Latin Music and Arts (ALMA) Center

HPD Reveals Plans for New Afro-Latin Music and Arts Center and Nearly 600 Affordable Homes in East Harlem

The New York City Department of Housing Development and Preservation (HPD) has revealed two large-scale mixed-use properties in East Harlem that will create a new Afro-Latin Music and Arts (ALMA) Center and 600 affordable housing units. The ALMA Center will be operated by the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance and the housing units will serve low-income families and the formerly homeless.

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