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.
The housing lottery closes in six days 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 and designed by SLCE Architects, the building has 122 apartments available on NYC Housing Connect at 30 to 50 percent of the area median income, ranging from $0 to $51,200.
In 2020, the Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) was responsible for the renovation of 1,336 affordable housing units as well as the new construction of 425 units to be completed this year.
Douglaston Development, New York State Homes and Community Renewal, and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development recently announced the closing of construction financing for a $93.5 million mixed-use affordable housing development. The senior housing development addressed as 2856 Webster Avenue will bring 188 units to the Bedford Park neighborhood in The Bronx.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is now reviewing proposals from Howard Hughes Corporation to construct a new pair of high-rise towers at 250 Water Street and a multi-phase expansion of the South Street Seaport Museum in Manhattan’s Financial District. The developer has selected Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as lead architect with supporting design services from JHPA and historic preservation experts Higgins Quasebarth & Partners.