Camber Property Group, in collaboration with RiseBoro Community Partnership, has finalized a $75 million development deal for a new affordable housing project at 1601 DeKalb Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects, the project plans to transform a previously vacant lot into a residential building with 127 units to be made available to residents earning between 40 and 100 percent of the area median income.
Riseboro Community Partnership
Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership have completed the acquisition of the former JFK Hilton Hotel at 144-02 135th Avenue in South Jamaica, Queens, paving the way for a landmark affordable housing project. This initiative marks the first-ever conversion of a former hotel into permanently affordable housing under New York’s Housing Our Neighbors with Dignity Act (HONDA).
ArtBridge, Slate Property Group, and RiseBoro Community Partnership have introduced “Brownsville Reflections: Past, Present, Future,” a 600-foot-long public art installation at 326 Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Part of the City Canvas pilot program, the exhibition showcases the talents of local artists Jocelyn Goode, Laurent Chevalier, and Sophia Victor on the construction barriers of an upcoming affordable housing project.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 37 Hillside Avenue, nine-story mixed-use building in Fort George, Manhattan. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Riseboro Community Partnership, the structure yields 164 residences for senior citizens, of at least 62 years of age at the time of application submission. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 56 units for residents at 50 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $0 to $63,550.
Construction has broken ground at 326 Rockaway Avenue, the site of a 17-story affordable housing development in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Slate Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership, the project will yield 215 permanently affordable housing units, around 5,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, and will debut as one of the most sustainable income-restricted properties in New York City. Slate appointed multidisciplinary design studio OSD (the Office of Strategy and Design) as the landscape architects responsible for designing a welcoming outdoor experience.