The Doe Fund


3188 Villa Avenue in Bedford Park, Bronx

68-Unit Affordable Housing Development Breaks Ground at 3188 Villa Avenue in Bedford Park, The Bronx

The Doe Fund is bringing 68 units of affordable and supportive housing to the Bedford Park neighborhood of The Bronx. The New York City-based nonprofit organization, in partnership with HPD, has broken ground on a 10-story building catering to under-served populations at 3188 Villa Avenue. The supportive housing is a five minute walk north to Mosholu Parkway subway station serviced by the 4 train, and a five minute walk south to the Bedford Park Boulevard station serviced by the B and D trains.

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1422 Crotona Park East, rendering courtesy Briarwood Organization

Construction Complete for Affordable Housing at 1422 Crotona Park East, Crotona Park East, The Bronx

An eight-story affordable housing project has been completed at 1422 Crotona Park East, in Crotona Park East, The Bronx. The site is right across the street from Crotona Park, which has several baseball fields, and other sports facilities. The Freeman Street Subway Station is six blocks away, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. The Doe Fund, whose focus on rehabilitating people with histories of homelessness, incarceration, or substance abuse, is responsible for the development. The Briarwood Organization is responsible for the general contracting.

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Crystal Tower

1355 Rogers Avenue Tops-Out, Flatbush, Brooklyn

Applications filed for a 255-unit affordable building at 2119 Caton Avenue aren’t the only progress YIMBY has to report for Flatbush today. Another new affordable and supportive housing development has now topped-out at 1355 Rogers Avenue, dubbed Crystal Tower, and designed by Delacour, Ferrara, & Church Architects. The project has 123 apartments spanning eight floors and 91,100 square feet of residential space; 74 of those units will be reserved for formerly homeless individuals, 41 will be for seniors and their families that are currently on the NYCHA waitlist, and eight three-bedroom units will be available to the community at large via lottery. Completion is expected by 2018, and the site is being developed by The Doe Fund and Crystal Ball, LLC.


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