This week, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) released a call for developers to build affordable housing and a community facility space in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The city-owned vacant site at 2286 Church Avenue was formerly occupied by Public School 90. Preliminary plans for the 29,000-square-foot property call for approximately 100 affordable housing units and a community center with youth educational and vocational programming.
Due to fair housing concerns, New York City plans to suspend the Affordable Independent Residences for Seniors housing program, aka AIRS, beginning July 21, 2021.
The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development has released a request for affordable housing proposals for the north shore of Staten Island. The RFP would use 108,000 square feet of land owned by the city for a mixed-use development with 100 percent affordable housing and community amenities and services.
This week the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced $13.6 million in housing tax credits was awarded to seven developments. These projects will be responsible for creating and preserving 583 affordable units throughout the city.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story affordable housing building at 306 Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Belmont Avenue and Sutter Avenue, the interior lot is three blocks north of the Pennsylvania Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains. NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.