New York City Public Housing Authority (NYCHA), the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) have finalized a major construction financing package to complete a 205-unit affordable housing development in The Bronx. Located in the borough’s Soundview neighborhood, the building will debut as Casa Celina, named after Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s mother Celina Baez.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1755 Watson Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in Soundview, The Bronx. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Azimuth Development Group, the structure yields 312,880 square feet for 326 residences, amenities, parking, ground-floor retail, and space for the Bronx Pentecostal Deliverance center. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 283 units for residents at 30 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $15,052 to $148,000.
The Department of City Planning is now reviewing Environmental Impact Statements for a six-building expansion of Stevenson Commons in the Soundview section of The Bronx. Owned by Camber Property Group, the development site is located at White Plains Road and 1850 Lafayette Avenue and currently comprises nine Mitchell-Lama buildings spanning 990,050 square feet.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 751 Rosedale Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx. Located between Seward Avenue and Lafayette Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the St. Lawrence Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Genc Lakaj under the 1467 Rosedale LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for Metcalf Avenue Apartments, a 12-story mixed-use development at 1230 Metcalf Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx. The 219,546-square-foot corner building is designed by Dattner Architects and co-developed by The Acacia Network and Phipps Houses and will yield a total 249 units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 223 apartments for residents at 30 to 110 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $14,640 to $155,100.