Victory Plaza, a 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development for Seniors, Opens in Central Harlem

Credit: Camber Property GroupCredit: Camber Property Group

Victory Plaza has officially opened in Central Harlem. The nine-story, 136-unit development with 100 percent affordable housing for seniors is located at 11 West 118th Street. Developed by Camber Property Group in partnership with Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI), the New York City Department of Housing Preservation & Development, and the New York City Housing Development Corporation, the building is designed by Aufgang Architects.

“A truly equitable city requires us to build dignified, permanent homes for all New Yorkers, including our most vulnerable,” said Rick Gropper, principal and co-founder of Camber Property Group.

Victory Plaza will have 81 units set aside for low-income seniors and 55 homes for formerly homeless seniors. Amenities include a landscaped outdoor recreation area, fitness center, programmed community space, shared laundry room, and bicycle storage. Residents will also have access to on-site social services ranging from health and wellbeing to financial security and isolation prevention, provided by HCCI.

“The opening of Victory Plaza represents our commitment to housing our most vulnerable New Yorkers,” said Eric Enderlin, NYC Housing Development Corporation president. “This development will benefit the Central Harlem community for generations to come, with more than 130 homes for low-income and formerly homeless seniors, more than a third of which are permanently affordable. Thank you to all our partners for their dedication to bringing this vital project to completion during these challenging times.”

Funding for the $65 million project came from the Housing Development Corporation and Department of Housing Preservation & Development, as well as Wells Fargo.

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61 Comments on "Victory Plaza, a 100-Percent Affordable Housing Development for Seniors, Opens in Central Harlem"

  1. Tommy E Jenkins | February 11, 2021 at 9:21 am | Reply

    What is the price for A 2 bedroom

  2. I would like an application for a one-bedroom apartment. How much would the rent be? Thank you

    • I would like an application for your one bedroom

    • Kristine G. Lawson | February 24, 2021 at 8:11 pm | Reply

      Hello Dear Sir or Ms. My name is Kristine Lawson. I’ve been homeless since hurricane Irma 2017…house was no longer stable or fit for residences to reside in. The house was in between ownership. From city & county ordinance that said no persons shall ocupy dwelling unit. with new owner just came an eviction for me. I’ve been staying in my car @ rivers & parking lots. Please help me to obtain housing, from your program that I can afford. I’ve got to re-apply for SS benefits after Im tested & get my results on lung cancer/emphysema. My source of income is from my kids contribution to me until I’ve been qualified W/SS.

  3. Would like to apply,and actually get an application ! Ty

  4. And I thought “100 percent affordable housing” meant ‘free’ 🙂

  5. I am homeless. A senior citizen please let Me move into one of your units now

  6. I really in need of Afordable Housing Im sick with MS need move back to NYi walk with a Walker get around with it get $757.00. In SSS need get out of Boome County my daughter lives in Brooklyn

  7. Geraldine Bowman | February 11, 2021 at 3:30 pm | Reply

    I would like an application for the senior affordable housing apartment.
    How much will the rent be? Do they accept SCRIE?

  8. Geraldine Bowman | February 11, 2021 at 3:32 pm | Reply

    I would like to know how much is a two bedroom apartment at Victoria plaza

  9. Can we apply if we live in New Jersey right now?

  10. I am A senior citizen my name is Monica Boston my address is 625 Ocean AVENUE Apt 4h Brooklyn New York 11226 l am interested Please send me a application for your housing

  11. Michael McDermott | February 11, 2021 at 4:06 pm | Reply

    my Name is Michael McDermott i am a senior please could i have an application sent to me to apply for an apartment. my address is Michael McDermott
    1309 Vreeland avenue apt 1
    bronx NY 10461. thank you so much. God Bless You

  12. Charlesetta Sterling | February 11, 2021 at 4:17 pm | Reply

    Good afternoon, my husband and I will be retiring in a year and a half. We need to apply for a lottery. We would like to live in Harlem. Basically to volunteer our free time.

  13. Anthony McIntosh | February 11, 2021 at 4:20 pm | Reply

    Please send me the details and application 770 Fulton Street, Apt# 4-E, Brooklyn , NY, 11238.

  14. Alimiyaou Moumouni | February 11, 2021 at 4:35 pm | Reply

    Hi how to get applications

  15. Imelda pebenito | February 11, 2021 at 4:51 pm | Reply

    I am 68years old, retired. I want an application please email me an application to [email protected] thank you very much.

  16. Need a application

  17. Patricia Peterson | February 11, 2021 at 6:24 pm | Reply

    Would like an application how do I get one?

  18. Me interesa una aplicación tengo 64 años me retiro en 1 año y medio mi correo electrónico es;
    [email protected]

  19. I’m very interesting studio or one bedroom we’ve been living commerce and message can someone please contact us at Kel w h a l e y [email protected] I’m very interested in getting to one of your building or can you email me application

  20. Benjamin Volta-Tineh | February 11, 2021 at 8:43 pm | Reply

    I’m interested in a one bedroom apartment. Can you please email me an application form

  21. Interested in 1 bedroom. please

  22. How can I obtain an application?

  23. Margaret Sugick | February 11, 2021 at 9:14 pm | Reply

    Can I apply if I live in South Carolina need a 1 bedroom don’t have no one but God and self please help me very much in need

  24. I am a senior citizen, part time employed at Mount Sinai. I am corrently risiding with my nephew and his wife. Desperately try to find a 1 bedroom.

  25. Me and my wife are native New Yorkers, we live in North Carolina but we would love to live back in NYC. Can we please get an application for 11 West 118th street. We are seniors 62 and 61 years old.

  26. I am a disabled senior citizen Lookin for affordable housing in Manhattan. Can you please send me a application.

  27. Cassandra Turner | February 12, 2021 at 12:21 am | Reply

    How do I get applications for this build

  28. Nesecito un apt

  29. Jacqueline Daniels | February 12, 2021 at 3:56 am | Reply

    I am retired and intreseted in going in your building Can you email me apllication please. I would apprciate so much Im a disable work thank you

    • My brother is 82 years old. He live in lower Manhattan & have several relatives living in Harlem. He would love to be near them. I would like to know can I get an application for him.

  30. Courtney Reynolds | February 12, 2021 at 4:20 am | Reply

    My name is Courtney Reynolds and I would love an opportunity to apply for housing, I’m not a senior but i am formerly homeless and disabled.

  31. I am interested in a one bedroom apt. How much is the rent?

  32. I’m desperately seeking a Senior Building in Harlem. I’m a Harlem Native retiring in a year or two. God Willing your posting is my Calling ?

  33. Can you please Email me an application or let me know the procedure of getting one. Thank You Very Much

  34. All these persons need social workers to assist them
    I also need afforable housing what is the application process

  35. I am a retired senior and disabled. I’m interested in a one bedroom. How would I apply to one of your buildings? Thank you for your time.

  36. I’m an senior am I’m interested in a one bed room apartment thank you

    • I just want to say I am not a senior and no one should be applying if they are not a resident of New York that is the problem and that needs to change. Why its not fair to the residents that need housing whis is a severe crisis in New York.

  37. I live in San Diego I want to move to new York be a use my family live in new york city

  38. How can I obtain an application I am a disabled individual I receive Section 8 I need a one-bedroom apartment on the ground floor only do you have any applications that fit my needs I am really having a hard time finding a ground-floor apartment I have been living where I live right now for 41 years the only reason why I have to move is because I need a ground floor apartment which is not available where I am and I need it as soon as possible please contact me, thank you and God bless you

  39. Jacqueline Ellison | February 12, 2021 at 6:34 pm | Reply

    I am retired New City Caseworker. Please send me an application for a one bedroom apartment. Thank u for ur cooperation in this matter

  40. Is it some type of mistake? I googled it, and found the lottery for this building was closed on August 25, 2020!

  41. I would like to get a application for a one bedroom apartment,

  42. I am interested in a 2bedroom apartment.

  43. Yes I’m a senior citizen in desperate need of a low income apartment i am currently sleeping on a friends couch very uncomfortable please send me a application thank you.

  44. Anthony Jackson | February 13, 2021 at 5:34 pm | Reply

    Please send me an application.

  45. Sophonie Alvarez | February 16, 2021 at 9:42 am | Reply

    I need a one bedroom apartment

  46. Hello very interested in renting an
    One bedroom apartment thank you?

  47. Manuela v celeste | February 16, 2021 at 11:40 pm | Reply

    Me gustaría aplicar amo halen soy jubilada

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