Acacia Network and Phipps Houses recently celebrated the grand opening of Santaella Gardens, a 249-unit affordable housing property in the Soundview section of The Bronx. Located at 1230 Metcalf Avenue, available homes are reserved for individuals and households earning between 30 percent and 90 percent Area Median Income (AMI), as well as 25 units for the formerly homeless.
The first phase of Sendero Verde, a 100-percent affordable housing development, has topped out in East Harlem. L+M Development Partners, Jonathan Rose Companies, Acacia Network are developing the project which will bring 360 units of affordable housing and one superintendent’s unit spread in phase one across two buildings, the 15-story B-North and the ten-story B-South. It also includes space for a school with a full gymnasium, community facility space for Union Settlement Association, and an 18,000-square-foot public courtyard with a children’s play area, outdoor exercise equipment for adults, seating areas, and a stage for community events. Phase one of is designed by Handel Architects.