The Department of City Planning (DCP) is now reviewing proposals to construct two new affordable housing properties for seniors and a charter school in Arvene, Queens, a waterfront neighborhood on the Rockaway Peninsula. The proposed buildings will take shape along Beach 67th Street between Beach Channel Drive and Thursby Avenue.
The Department of City Planning recently reviewed and assessed proposals to construct Glenmore Manor, a ground-up affordable housing development in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Christopher and Glenmore Avenues, the development is one of several residential components in the Brownsville Plan, an initiative to revitalize and invigorate the surrounding area.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 19-19 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Beach 19th Street and Beach 20th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Brisa Builders is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Albany still hasn’t resurrected the 421-a tax exemption program, and developers of big affordable housing projects have become tired of waiting for a tax break that may not return. Now Procida Companies is pushing forward with one of those developments, a 300-unit affordable housing complex at 96 New Lots Avenue in Brownsville.
New details are emerging of the affordable mixed-use project planned at 110 New Lots Avenue, in southern Brownsville. The project was reported to consist of 481 units when plans were first unveiled in October. Developers have now filed applications with the Department of City Planning to rezone the two-block assemblage for a multi-building project, called Ebenezer Plaza, with a total 512 apartments, an increase of 31 units. All of the units would rent at below-market rates.