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.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
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.
Permits have been filed for a 10-story residential building at 3184 Webster Avenue for Norwood, The Bronx. Located between East 205th Street and Parkside Place, the lot is three blocks east of the 205th Street subway station, serviced by the D train. Stagg Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 70-story mixed-use tower at 520 Fifth Avenue, in Manhattan’s Midtown. Rabina Properties is listed as the owner behind the applications with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates as the architect of record.
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.