Construction is now complete on Tree of Life, a new affordable housing project at 89-46 164th Street in Jamaica, Queens. Developed in collaboration by First Jamaica Community and Urban Development Corporation (FJCUDC) and Bluestone Organization and designed by GF55 Architects, the 12-story building comprises 174 affordable units for a range of incomes from extremely low to moderate- and middle-income households. A total of 53 apartments will be permanently affordable under the city’s inclusionary housing program.
Permits have been filed for a 15-story mixed-use building at 1959 Jerome Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Located between West 177th Street and West Tremont Avenue, the lot is two blocks south of the Burnside Avenue subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Peter Fine is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 3041 Webster Avenue in Norwood, The Bronx. Located between East 204th Street and East Mosholu Parkway North, the lot is near the Norwood-205th Street subway station, serviced by the D train. Peter Fine is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1921 Atlantic Avenue, a 14-story mixed-use building in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Developed by Thorobird Companies and designed by GF55 Partners, the structure yields 236 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 199 units for residents at 30 to 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $16,218 to $132,400.
Construction is complete on The Kira, a 139-unit affordable and supportive housing project at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by New Destiny Housing, BFC Partners, and SMJ Development, the 21-story mixed-use building houses a mix of rental apartments, a 5,000-square-foot retail space on the ground floor, and on-site supportive services.