The affordable housing lottery has launched for 881 Lexington Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Hung Pin Hung of Pro H Designs, the structure yields 24 residences, ground-floor commercial space, and 12 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,715 to $156,130.
Construction is rising on the Fashion Institute of Technology‘s New Academic Building, a ten-story structure at 220 West 28th Street in the Garment District of Chelsea. Designed by SHoP Architects, the 110,000-square-foot facility will yield new classrooms, administrative offices, review and exhibition spaces, and a student quad illuminated by skylights. EE Cruz & Company Inc. is the general contractor for the Midtown project, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, within walking distance of Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, and Moynihan Train Hall. The New Academic Building is aiming for LEED Gold certification upon completion.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs has awarded $985,000 to New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC) to facilitate the development, preservation, and enhancement of affordable housing, vocational programming, and community facilities in East Trenton.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 539 Vanderbilt Avenue, a 29-story residential tower at 550 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Hope Street Capital, the structure yields 284 apartments and about 60,000 square feet of retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 80 units for residents at 70 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $48,206 to $215,150.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 950 Ogden Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx. Located at the intersection of West 162nd Street and Ogden Avenue, the lot is close to the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains.