The development team at Breaking Ground has revealed proposals to redevelop a Jehovah’s Witness-owned property at 90 Sands Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The conversion would repurpose the building for supportive and affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households.
Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing provider, is set to begin construction this week on Betances Residence, a new supportive, affordable housing property at 443 East 142nd Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by COOKFOX, Betances Residence is expected to debut in 2021 and will contain 152 units for the formerly homeless and low-income seniors.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use development at 448 East 143rd Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. The site is six blocks away from the Brook Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 trains. Seven blocks away is the Third Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Manhattan-based non-profit Breaking Ground will be responsible for the development.
Ground was broken at 2865 Creston Avenue yesterday to mark the beginning of construction on Bedford Green House, a 13-story supportive and affordable housing project in The Bronx’s Bedford Park neighborhood. The development is expected to cost $58.8 million, with almost half financed by the New York City Housing Development Corporation, HDC, under their Extremely Low- and Low-Income Affordability (ELLA) program.
Yesterday, the New York City Planning Commission unanimously approved a new affordable housing development for 3 Livonia Avenue, in Brownsville. This will be the fifth project in Brooklyn by the non-profit partnership of Breaking Ground and The African American Planning Commission Inc. The development, named Edwin’s Place, will create 125 rental units for homeless and low-income families, and comes as part of the Mayor’s housing initiative to build 80,000 new, affordable units over a span of ten years.