The housing lottery is now open for 222 Johnson Avenue, a seven-story affordable housing development in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Developed by Slate Property Group, 222 Johnson Avenue offers 35 affordable rentals in the form of studios, one-bedrooms, and two-bedrooms to New York households with incomes from $31,680–$159,640.
Earlier this week, the New York Botanical Gardens and Douglaston Development announced a collaboration to complete two new affordable housing projects in The Bronx’s Bedford Park. The buildings will take shape near the northwest corner of the New York Botanical Gardens at 2856 Webster Avenue and 410 Bedford Park Boulevard.
A block in the Warburton Ravine Urban Renewal Area of Yonkers will soon see a significant overhaul thanks to the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (IDA). On September 4, the IDA gave preliminary approval of financial incentives for a $72 million development known as Point & Ravine Apartments, developed through a public partnership between the City of Yonkers and developer Conifer Realty LLC. Construction costs are estimated at $43.4 million and land acquisition at $8.24 million.
The housing lottery is now open for 810 Fulton Street, a 12-story affordable housing development in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 475 Clermont Avenue, the newly constructed development by Rose Associates offers 37 affordable rentals in the form of studios, one-bedrooms, and two-bedrooms to New York households with incomes from $81,258–$159,640.
Under the consortium of “FWRA LLC,” developers Richard Siu of F&T Group, John Liang of Young Nian Group LLC, and William Xu of United Construction & Development Group recently announced plans for the Special Flushing Waterfront District, a major redevelopment in downtown Flushing, Queens. Designed by Hill West Architects, the master plan would transform an underdeveloped swath of land bound by Flushing Creek, Northern Boulevard, College Point Boulevard, and Roosevelt Avenue into a mixed-use community, while simultaneously restoring and upgrading the neighborhood’s public waterfront access. YIMBY reached out to the development team with ten questions on what’s to come for the project.