The affordable housing lottery is now open for Fountain Seaview B3 Apartments, a nine-story mixed-use development at 881 Erskine Street in East New York, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Arker Companies, the 131,386-square-foot will yield a total 144 units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 112 apartments for residents at 30 to 60 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $13,543 to $84,600. The building is one of eight in the redevelopment of the former state-run Brooklyn Developmental Center site, with a mix of residential, retail, and community space. Overall Fountain Seaview will have 1,169 residential units with 397 of those designated as affordable housing.
Permits have been filed for a three-story mixed-use building at 51-44 Goldsmith Street in Elmhurst, Queens. Located at the intersection of Goldsmith Street and Grand Avenue, the corner lot is near the Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station, serviced by the M and R trains. David Lin is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 113 East 184th Street in Fordham Heights, The Bronx. Located between Morris Avenue and Creston Avenue, the interior lot is near both Fordham Road subway stations, serviced by the 4, B, and D trains. Gjek Popaj is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The sleek, black residential building at 111 Varick Street is nearing completion in Hudson Square. With occupancy expected before the end of the year for the ground-up, 30-story rental tower, marketing has launched the development’s website and first batch of listings. 111 Varick is developed by Extended and designed by S9 Architecture. Compass Development Marketing Group is the exclusive leasing and marketing agent for the 100 residences, a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom units. Pricing will begin at $4,000 per month for studio apartments.
The Department of City Planning recently signed off on preliminary proposals to construct an eight-story mixed-use property in Rego Park, Queens. The development site is located at 68-19 Woodhaven Boulevard and could eventually comprise a mix of income-restricted apartments, market-rate homes, ground-floor retail, and a medical office suite.