The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Kira, a 21-story mixed-use building at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue in downtown Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Architects and developed by SMJ Development with BFC Partners and New Destiny Housing, the structure yields 69 residences and 6,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 69 units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $57,326 to $85,920.
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The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Bryant, an eight-story residential building at 1115 East 165th Street in Longwood, The Bronx. Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning and developed by New Destiny Housing, the 69,450-square-foot structure yields 62 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 24 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $25,886 to $64,450.
The New Rochelle Industrial Development Agency recently approved plans to construct a 100 percent affordable residential tower in the downtown center of New Rochelle. The 20-story property will take shape at 11 Garden Street and is designed by architect Stephen B. Jacobs Group.
A new 21-story high-rise is expected to come to Jamaica, as reported by YIMBY yesterday. This is not uncommon for the Queens neighborhood, but 153-19 Jamaica Avenue will be different, and today we have the first renderings for the building. BFC Partners has told YIMBY that all 139 units of the project will let at affordable housing rates. The facilities will also include supportive facilities, managed by New Destiny Housing.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story building at 1115 East 165th Street in Longwood, The Bronx. The site is four blocks away from the Whitlock Avenue subway station, serviced by 6 trains, and six blocks from Simpson Street subway station, serviced by 2 and 5 trains. The latter station providing close access to retail and commercial amenities. New Destiny Housing will be responsible for the development. Their firm specializes with building housing for vulnerable homeless populations in the city.