This week, developers celebrated the completion of two new affordable housing properties within the sprawling La Central residential complex in Melrose, The Bronx. Located at 556 and 600 Bergen Avenue, buildings A and B comprise nearly 500 income-restricted units, a new YMCA, a production studio for BronxNet, a rooftop farm operated by GrowNYC, and a mix of retail businesses.
Construction began last week on Williamsbridge Gardens, a two-building affordable housing development in the Williamsbridge neighborhood of The Bronx. Developed by B&B Urban and L+M Development Partners and designed by MHG Architects, the pair of eight-story buildings located at 722 East 212th Street and 711 East 211th Street will bring 170 units of affordable housing to low- and moderate-income families.
Hudson Companies has achieved a major milestone at La Central, a 1.1-million-square-foot affordable housing development in The Bronx, where a collection of new commercial tenants will soon open shop. Tenants include a community-based café, a sit-down Mexican restaurant, a take-out pizza shop, an organic grocer, and an operator for the 135-space on-site parking garage.
The housing lottery is now open for Nehemiah Spring Creek, two separate residential developments in East New York, Brooklyn. Developed by Nehemiah Housing Development Fund Company, a non-profit housing affiliate for East Brooklyn Congregations in partnership with Monadnock Development, the buildings in this phase yield a total 214 rentals in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are the 214 apartments for residents with an eligible income between $18,618 to $126,900, ranging from 30 to 90 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI). The structures are part of a 45-acre development plan that brings a mix of retail, affordable apartment rentals, and townhouse home ownership.
A new affordable housing project at 315 Linwood Street in East New York, Brooklyn, recently opened its doors to residents. Known as Linwood Park Apartments, the ten-story building contains 100 units of mixed-income housing, residential amenities, and supportive facilities for low-income and formerly homeless residents.