The Fountains Affordable Housing Development Opens at 11629 Seaview Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn

Completed vies of 11629 Seaview Avenue at The FountainsCompleted vies of 11629 Seaview Avenue at The Fountains

This week, The Arker Companies celebrated the completion of a new affordable housing building at 11629 Seaview Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. The residential building is one of two properties that comprise phase one of The Fountains, a six-building affordable housing complex that will yield 1,163 apartments.

Now complete, phase one introduces 332 units for households at 60 percent area median income. The first building at 11629 Seaview Avenue will comprise 65 units. The second building at 911 Erskine Street was completed earlier this year and contains 267 apartments.

“The Arker Companies is grateful that the state and city worked with us on finalizing and opening The Fountains so we could begin moving families into this new development and help a few New Yorkers out,” said Alex Arker, principal at Arker Companies. “This is just the first two of six buildings, and we look forward to celebrating many more families moving in here over the coming months.”

Project stakeholders joined for a ribbon cutting at 11629 Seaview Avenue to celebrate completion of The Fountains : Phase One

Project stakeholders joined for a ribbon cutting at 11629 Seaview Avenue to celebrate completion of The Fountains : Phase One

Each of the buildings also includes a portion of units reserved exclusively for households and individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These residents will have access to supportive services provided by Block Institute and rental subsidies through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

The buildings were also designed to meet the standards of Energy Star Multifamily High Rise and Enterprise Green Communities programs to achieve maximum energy efficiency. Energy-efficient features include high-efficiency condensing boilers and heat pumps, Energy Star appliances, photo sensors, and timers to control outdoor lighting.

“Our aggressive approach to building new developments like The Fountains will provide high-quality, energy-efficient homes and supportive services to those who need them most as we continue to come back from this crisis,” said New York Governor Cuomo, whose office has devoted significant resources to the provision of affordable housing in Brooklyn. Known as the Vital Brooklyn initiative, the $1.4 billion effort is poised to create 4,000 affordable homes in Central Brooklyn’s neighborhoods.

The Arker Companies is working in collaboration with New York Empire State Development and Homes and Community Renewal to complete The Fountains. The final four buildings are expected to open by the end of 2020.

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59 Comments on "The Fountains Affordable Housing Development Opens at 11629 Seaview Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn"

  1. I need an Apartment in Brooklyn. NY As Soon As Posible. Only make $800.00. A Month. SSI. Disabled.

  2. I Need Apartment

  3. Oluwaseun Michael | October 23, 2020 at 1:23 pm | Reply

    Please how do we apply am desperate in need of apartment with my kids.

  4. cornelius mccray | October 23, 2020 at 1:33 pm | Reply

    Nicee how to sign up and whats the rates of the units?

  5. how to apply

  6. I am a veteran looking for a 2 bedroom apartment 2 rent

  7. Greetings. I am interested in renting a studio. I am currently employed for NYCHA and am seeking affordable housing ASAP. Please respond at your convenience.

  8. Hello. Does this complex come with 1bedroom apartments, a gym, and a parking garage? If so, how can I apply for an application? Thanks for the response

  9. Cherrian joseph | October 23, 2020 at 4:14 pm | Reply

    Would like to come see the apartment as soon as possible.when can I apply for a tour

  10. I would love to get to live in afordable appartment i am still looking for one

  11. As a former native New Yorker this is truly sweet music to my ears that people have reached out and done something so useful and beneficial for those who face challenges in life. To have brought this project to a completion during a pandemic says alot. Hats off to you!

  12. I want in. How can I apply?

  13. Please, how can I apply?

    • Miguel Rodriguez | October 24, 2020 at 4:38 pm | Reply

      i been waiting to move to the 911 Esskine Street Affordable hosing for weeks and their management team they work mad slow with HPD still have not completed the process for the lease and i was already approved to move to this development and they Guy still has not completed anything the way it looks to me and am still waiting i will probably call them and speak with a supervisor and find out why is taking so long for them to send my information to HPD

  14. Latisha Sanchez | October 23, 2020 at 8:44 pm | Reply

    Hello, I am really interested on how to apply for this Housing development. I am currently on disability and homeless. The weather is about too be cold soon so I was just wondering how I can apply or what the process is to get into one of these units. Please reach out to me at your earliest convenience. Thank you.

  15. Daniquia Foster | October 23, 2020 at 9:29 pm | Reply

    How can I apply for the apartment

  16. Nice apartment do yall except programs

  17. I want a applying where is link?

  18. How do I apply for the appartment at 11629 seaview Avenue

  19. How about some landscaping?

  20. Good morning: how do i go about getting into one of these buildings?? Im employed on the same job for 18years:

  21. Hello how can I apply for a apartment I’m disabled and veteran and homeless. I’m on the waiting list in N.Y.C.H.

  22. Elizabeth akinbamijo | October 24, 2020 at 7:50 am | Reply

    How can we get a form for apts

  23. How do I apply…I am a home health care worker.

  24. I have been trying to get an low income apartment for the last 20 yea, I work for the city for the lady 20 year, I was call for interview a few times, and I suppose to have a 5 % priority because I work for the city, but they always find something and deny the apartments, probably have to do with my age but I don’t have a way to prove. Probably you have a better change if you are young.For me is sad.

  25. Marie M Jorgensen | October 24, 2020 at 10:37 am | Reply

    What do you mean when you said affordable housing can I leave there for $500 a month this is called affordable housing

  26. HARRIET Williams | October 24, 2020 at 11:21 am | Reply

    Please how can my family and I apply for this development.were all employed.two families moved into a house rental to make life easier financially and for moral support,we are still looking for a place to continue living together especially because of the PANDEMIC were all essential workers and first responders.our rent is over 3000.without all utilities.we are struggling. Although I am employed I’ve given up two jobs to home school my 2grand children being that my daughter and their father are both first responders.we are all pitching together to survive,stay healthy and safe money is a worrisome fear of not making our Bill’s rent and food.but with prayers we are still making it barely.we are doing our best. And to live in a place AFFORDABLE would be a god sent blessing.thank you

  27. I am retired from security and is trying to seek an apartment please get in touch with me and give me more information thank you

  28. How can I apply?

  29. I would love to live there. But only have $800.00. From SSI Im going to need. Help

  30. I will love to live in this affordable apartments . I have section8 I want to move in to new environment.OLAJI

  31. Myrna I Alvarez | October 24, 2020 at 1:56 pm | Reply

    I would love to live there I’m looking for 2 bedroom place.

  32. Symoene Burnett | October 24, 2020 at 3:04 pm | Reply

    What is the eligibility requirements and how do I apply for this development?

  33. How can I apply?
    Am interested

  34. Affordable for who
    Low income
    What a joke

  35. How do you apply

  36. I will like to move to one of those units l am senior citizen lam in waiting list and valet voucher and also ny housing list since 2013 so l will like to apply.

  37. Tresor Duverglas | October 24, 2020 at 4:46 pm | Reply

    I am interested in this housing development. I would like to know about how I can apply for one of the units. Thank you.

  38. Dashawn Campbell | October 24, 2020 at 4:46 pm | Reply

    Please don’t be fooled people ive applied to these so called affordable housing only to receive a letter in the mail stating that I don’t make them minimum of 110k. I work for the city of New York my salary a year is 33k so please tell me how my salary doesn’t qualify for low income and how does 110k qualify for affordable low income. And if you look at the income guidelines for the amount of rent you would pay they only have maybe 2, 3 bedrooms apartments and 5, 2 bedroom apartments inside the whole building so please tell me how this is a fair affordable apartment lottery. I’ve found a 3 bedroom apartment in Albany, NY for 1300 you will never find anything in the five boroughs for that price ever.

  39. please send me application

  40. Are any of these apartment for senior. If so please email.

  41. How can I apply for affordable apt.

  42. I am interested in the affordable apt for myself and my husband any information on the site is appreciated Thank you

  43. My daughter work for the Department of education how can she get into one of them

  44. Vielka Richards | October 25, 2020 at 2:17 pm | Reply

    Is this will be affordable apartment? And if so where and when should i apply Thank you.

  45. I am interested in this affordable housing please contact me as soon as possible thank you.

  46. Inside Baseball | October 27, 2020 at 10:12 pm | Reply

    I too would like to win the lottery. How about HPD holds a quarterly lottery for $1 million in every city council district using their allocated capital funds. If lottery is restricted to district residents then your chances of winning this lottery would be much greater than regular LOTTO. Oh and if you further restricted this only to people who VOTED in the last two local elections, I guarantee you voter participation would go to 100%.

  47. who and where do I apply for 1 of these apartments

  48. I need an appartement with my son

  49. I’m interested and would like to request for an application for 3 bedroom.

  50. I would like a application for a studio or 1 bedroom.

  51. Looking for application

  52. I would like to know how I can get an Application to this Development for a 1Bedroom
    or Even. View. The Apt Need Apt. Like yesterday

  53. Do you have to level N.Y.C.to apply for a apt if I ask this question once so what is the answer.

  54. I would like to apply for a 2 or a 1 bedroom , income 40,000 a a year

  55. Dockley Mccalla | November 27, 2020 at 5:32 pm | Reply

    How can I get application

  56. How do I get an application to apply for a 3 bedroom

  57. I would like to request an application for the apartment?
    thanks..

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