100 Affordable Housing Units Coming to Former Public School 90 in Flatbush, Brooklyn

2286 Church Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn2286 Church Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn

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.

“This administration is deeply committed to putting the city’s dwindling supply of vacant land to use as affordable housing coupled with community resources,” said HPD commissioner Louise Carroll. “We are excited to work with the local leaders, the community task force, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and the Economic Development Corporation on a community-driven process that will ensure the plans for this long-vacant site capture and respect its special history while bringing desperately needed affordable housing and youth services to the Flatbush neighborhood.”

The historic 19th-century school building that once occupied the corner site was demolished in 2015 because of structural issues. In addition, archaeological excavation found a small number of fragments of human remains, possibly associated with a historical burial ground for people of African ancestry. In 2019 a task face was formed, supported by the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the Economic Development Corporation, and HPD, to identify any potential descendant communities of the colonial enslaved and freed Africans of early Flatbush. Goals include establishing procedures for handling any additional remains if discovered, as well as the potential memorialization of the site’s history.

The deadline for submissions is March 5, 2021.

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58 Comments on "100 Affordable Housing Units Coming to Former Public School 90 in Flatbush, Brooklyn"

  1. Give me an application or my bunny gets it !!!

  2. I am looking for a three bedroom apartment i have two kids and myself what should I do to apply what is the website.

  3. Can I get an Applicatiin

    • I am looking fora one bedroom apartment.Are vouchers accepted?

      • Laurence Taylor | January 10, 2021 at 8:50 pm | Reply

        I need an application for a one bedroom for my self im a disabled person with mobility issues please send application to my email address

    • Miirmonde Jarbath | January 22, 2021 at 2:21 pm | Reply

      I’m 60 yrs old.I will love 2 have 4br my daughter @ 2 grandson of mine,how can i get a application. May the Lord bless U. Thanks

  4. Hello my name is Stacey I am looking for a two bedroom apartment how can I get an application for this is unit.Thank you

  5. I would like to bid for the housing lottery.

  6. Ada Ibourahima | January 9, 2021 at 4:33 pm | Reply

    I have 4 kids & myself how can I get an application

  7. I would not like an application.

  8. Deborah January10,2021at 7:45pm would like to apply for an application for one of your 2 bedroom unit.

  9. Patricia Parker | January 9, 2021 at 8:07 pm | Reply

    I’m looking for a studio…How can I apply?

  10. Need an apartment for my daughter, husband & 3 year old, please send me an application

  11. I’m looking for a three.bedroom two bathroom where can i.get an application.

  12. Need a one bedroom or studio apartment. Single, female and over 60 yrs. Lost me entire savings 2008 on stock market. Get help with rent NYCF. Thabks

  13. How do I get to live in my old neighborhood where I grew up

  14. How can I get an application for these apartments

  15. My name is Rahkem, and am looking for a one bedroom, it my dream to live in flatbush area..

  16. My name is Victor Azubike, I’m looking for a 2 bedroom apartment. Thanks

  17. My name is Victor Azubike, I’m looking for
    a 2 bedroom apartment. Thanks

  18. My name is Rahkem, and interested in a studio apt, or a one bedroom

  19. Doubt they are looking to have loads of noisy kids that’s why they put the income high it keeps out the riff raff with kids

  20. I would like to have an application for a 4 bedroom apt

  21. I always passed that corner hoping that they would build a youth community recreational center sports, gym and juice bar.

  22. I am looking for a 1 bedroom. How do I a apply? Please send me an email at [email protected].

  23. I need a apartment for my daughter, I would like to apply with my daughter, please let me know how to request for a application, thank you

  24. Terrence Atkins | January 10, 2021 at 10:09 am | Reply

    I am very interested in applying for apartment
    Participating in lottery. Please can you assist me in getting a one bedroom

  25. How do I get an application to apply please

  26. I’m looking for a two bedroom . Where can I get an application?

  27. How can I obtain an application need a one bedroom,single 58 year old female.

  28. Looks like the website is ANY BLUE LETTERS in the article. Those are links. Touch or click them to get the agencies doing the project. Good luck

  29. Honelia Aguasvivas | January 10, 2021 at 1:19 pm | Reply

    Honelia Aguasvivas how can I get a application I one bedroom apartment

  30. Another housing lottery that will probably not be anywhere near affordable for the people who apply.

  31. If you are looking for an affordable housing apartment you have to check housing connect website. This website is where you can submit an online application or request one by mail for the development you are interested in. You have to frequently check housing connect to see when the application is made available.

  32. Essence Mcpherson | January 10, 2021 at 7:32 pm | Reply

    Re: one bedroom
    Please send the information to how to apply.
    Email: [email protected]
    Thank you

  33. Cassandra Mcilwain | January 10, 2021 at 9:14 pm | Reply

    I would like a one bedroom apt can i get a application as soon se possible thank u

  34. How can I get an application?

  35. Hi I need an application for a two bedroom apartment…thank u and Happy New Year!

  36. Shevane J Verwayne | January 11, 2021 at 1:42 pm | Reply

    I would like to have a 3 bedroom apartment…I have 2 boys and 1 girl…so I would like to know how can I get a application, or can u send it to 1043 montgomery street apt 1F …Brooklyn New York..zip..11213…Thank u..

  37. George Saunders | January 14, 2021 at 8:48 am | Reply

    Good morning i need a two bedroom apartment for me and my grand daughter we need a place soon or we will be homeless thank you for your help

  38. How can I participate in the auction?

  39. Would like to apply for an affordable studio apartment or a one bedroom apartment at Flatbush, Brooklyn. Will I be advised by an email of how to apply.
    Thanks and keep up the good work.

  40. I am sngle Divorce Male that work Nights For Nyfoundling..looking for one bed room apartment

  41. Awa January 16 2021 at 3:25pm
    How i do apply a 3bedrooms unit please send me the information

  42. I am struggling in my small apartment with my children’s for many years I need your help to a 3 bedrooms application please
    Awa January 16 2021 at 3:40 pm

  43. I want an applicATION for a one or bedroom, please email an application to [email protected] thank you very much.

  44. Marseille Emmanuel | February 8, 2021 at 11:47 am | Reply

    Hello
    I’m interested

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