Governor Kathy Hochul this week announced a $24 million pilot program aimed at reducing carbon emissions and improving overall energy performance of affordable housing developments in New York City. Participating agencies include New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Today’s housing lottery round-up features five buildings in Queens and Brooklyn with available affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 504 West 49th Street in Midtown West, Manhattan. Located between 10th and 11th Avenues, the lot is two blocks west of the 50th Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Joel Kolkmann of Douglaston Development is listed as the owner behind the applications. Permit details also specify this is a Department of Housing Preservation and Development project.
Construction is going vertical on Waterview at Greenpoint, a two-tower residential development along Newtown Creek on the Greenpoint, Brooklyn waterfront. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Clipper Equity, the 811,000-square-foot project consists of the 30-story, 222-unit 77 Commercial Street and the 40-story, 298-unit 87 Commercial Street, which will rise from a shared seven-story podium. Of the 720 units, 200 are slated as affordable. A 300-car parking garage will also sit below grade. Waterview at Greenpoint is rising at the confluence of Commercial and Box Streets on a plot that once housed a two-story, 95,000-square-foot warehouse. Ray Builders Inc. is the general contractor,Hatfield Group is serving as the facade consultants, and WSP is the structural engineer.
Renderings from BDF Design illustrate a new mixed-use property at 2134 Coyle Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. The proposed building will comprise just over 207,000 square feet with a mix of market-rate and permanently affordable housing, ground-floor retail, and two levels of sub-grade parking designed to accommodate up to 195 vehicles.