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Beach 21st Street, via NYCEDC

670 New Affordable Apartments Revealed at Beach 21st Street, Far Rockaway

Plans have been revealed for 670 new affordable apartments within two buildings in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comes as part of the neighborhood’s rezoning announced last September. The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) along with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) jointly announced the project.

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546 East 142nd Street

Revealed: Eight-Story, 166-Unit Mixed-Use Affordable Project at 546 East 142nd Street, Mott Haven

A rendering has been revealed of the newly planned eight-story, 166-unit mixed-use¬†project at 546 East 142nd Street, a.k.a. 349 St. Ann’s Avenue, in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section. The project, dubbed The Park Haven, will contain about 13,000 square feet of space for a grocery store, as well as 9,000 square feet of community space for a workforce development program, DNAinfo reported. All of the apartments, ranging from studios to three-bedrooms, will rent at below-market rates. Thirty percent will be designated for¬†homeless families, while the remaining 70 percent will be offered through the affordable housing lottery.


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