Permits have been filed for a three-story affordable housing building at 190 Essex Street in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. Located between Fulton Street and Folsom Place, the lot is two blocks east of the Cleveland Street subway station, serviced by the J train. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
190 Essex Street
Over the course of 2018, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development increasingly shifted focus to the development of sustainable, environmentally-conscious housing for low-income New Yorkers. Today, YIMBY has the first look at one such three-story, multi-unit housing development at 190 Essex Street, in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn.