Rendering of the Nehemiah Spring Creek senior facility, courtesy of SLCE Architects

Affordable Housing Lottery Opens for 214 Apartments at Nehemiah Spring Creek, in East New York

The housing lottery is now open for Nehemiah Spring Creek, two separate residential developments in East New York, Brooklyn. Developed by Nehemiah Housing Development Fund Company, a non-profit housing affiliate for East Brooklyn Congregations in partnership with Monadnock Development, the buildings in this phase yield a total 214 rentals in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are the 214 apartments for residents with an eligible income between $18,618 to $126,900, ranging from 30 to 90 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI). The structures are part of a 45-acre development plan that brings a mix of retail, affordable apartment rentals, and townhouse home ownership.

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Proposed zoning in SoHo and NoHo, Manhattan - NYC Department of City Planning

City Proposals to Rezone SoHo and NoHo Under Further Review in Environmental Assessment Statement

An Environmental Assessment Statement released by the NYC Department of City Planning reveals how proposals to rezone Manhattan’s SoHo and NoHo neighborhoods could permanently alter the area. The actions aim to expand allowable residential density for multifamily buildings, spur the construction of income-restricted and permanently affordable housing, and increase available community facilities. If approved, the upzone could spur the development of more than 3,200 new apartment units, 108,000 gross square feet of retail space, and 35,000 square feet of community facilities. Estimates for residential development include up to 940 affordable apartment units.

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Rendering of 561 Greenwich Street. Courtesy of COOKFOX

Excavation Underway at 561 Greenwich Street in Hudson Square

Excavation has commenced at 561 Greenwich Street, the site of a 19-story, 260,000-square-foot commercial building in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects, the project will add 199,353 square feet of office space to the rapidly changing neighborhood. Hines is serving as development manager and Trinity Church Wall Street is listed as the owner on permits filed last November. The site is bound by Greenwich Street Street to the west, King Street to the north, and Charlton Street to the south.

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257 Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Permits Filed for 257 Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 257 Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of Evergreen Avenue and Stockholm Street, the corner lot is two blocks from the Central Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train. Martin Pearl under the Stockview Holdings LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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