A former Jehovah’s Witness Hotel at 90 Sands Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn will soon be transformed into 491-unit residential property with a mix of deeply affordable and supportive housing units. From Breaking Ground, New York City’s largest supportive housing developer, construction is expected to kick off before the end of November.
Housing Preservation and Development
Detailed proposals contained within an environmental assessment statement reveal plans to construct a mixed-use affordable housing building in Sunnyside, Queens. Located at 50-25 Barnett Avenue, the eight-story building could yield 167 to 189 residential units, 170 parking spaces, and 5,323 square feet of office area that will be reserved for non-profit use.
Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation, abbreviated as Catholic Charities, has begun construction on a new six-story affordable housing project for seniors in Astoria, Queens. Located at 23-11 31st Road, the project will debut as Bishop Valero Residence with 102 units designated for low-income seniors and the formerly homeless.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 496 Sutter Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between at the intersection of Lillie F. Martin Lane and Sutter Avenue, the corner lot is also addressed as 273 Snediker Avenue. One block from the site is the Sutter Avenue subway station, serviced by the L train. New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 402 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Marcy Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks west of the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the L and G trains. Mattone Investors under the 402 Metropolitan Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. According to the filing, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development is also involved with the project.