Atrium at Sumner is one of several new affordable housing projects to break ground in the outer boroughs this summer as part of a public-private collaboration between city agencies and for-profit developers. The forthcoming property is located on Marcus Garvey Boulevard between Park Avenue and Myrtle Avenue on NYCHA‘s Sumner Houses campus in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
The Bronx will soon be home to the country’s largest Passive House high-rise development. Located at 425 Grand Concourse in Mott Haven, the 26-story building will create 277 units of affordable housing, a neighborhood supermarket, a community health center, a cultural center, and a 30,000-square-foot educational facility for CUNY’s Hostos Community College.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Betances Senior Residence, a Passive House senior housing building at 445 East 142nd Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. The 12,000-square-foot development is designed by COOKFOX Architects and is developed by Breaking Ground. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 78 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $53,700.
JNY Capital and United Housing Company are working in collaboration on The Oasis, the country’s largest-ever Passive House office building at 38-42 12th Street, near the northern boundary of Long Island City. From Brooklyn-based design studio Archimæra, the building’s Passive House standard construction will incorporate extremely efficient mechanical and electrical systems, a low-emissivity glazing system that reduces energy costs related to interior temperature management, solar panels, and LED light fixtures, as well as an efficient building envelope and modern ventilation systems that work in tandem to improve indoor air quality.
A new seven-story Passive House development will soon debut in the Charlotte Gardens section of The Bronx. The building is located at 1525-1527 Bryant Avenue and will eventually comprise over 12,200 square feet of residential area.