Construction has officially broken ground at Edgemere Commons, a new 11-building affordable housing complex located on the former Peninsula Hospital complex in Edgemere, Queens. The complex spans 9.35 acres and will eventually comprise 2.2 million square feet with 2,050 affordable and supportive housing units.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 64 Scholes Street, an eight-story senior housing building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Arker Companies, the structure yields 65 residences and community facility space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 44 units for residents at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $38,263 to $57,300.
Tishman Speyer has purchased the vast majority of Edgemere Commons, a forthcoming affordable housing complex in Edgemere, Queens. The development site is located on the former Peninsula Hospital complex in the Rockaways, which comprises 9.34 acres.
Debevoise Senior Housing, a 100 percent affordable housing property for senior residents, opened this week in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The new property is located at 40 Debevoise Street and was developed in partnership by The Arker Companies, New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA).
Construction is now complete on The Fountains, a six-building affordable housing complex in East New York, Brooklyn. Developed by Long Island-based Arker Companies, which purchased the site for $10 million following a competitive request for proposal process facilitated by the Empire State Development Corporation, the development yields 1,163 affordable homes, commercial space, and a new public plaza.