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That's So New York: Healthy High-Rise - Arbor House

 

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development in partnership with Blue Sea Development and Sky Vegetables, launched a new housing project in the South Bronx featuring a rooftop farm. The innovative eco-friendly building offers low-income communities not only affordable housing but also year-round employment and fresh food alternatives

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CHPC Honors Richard Froehlich

 

On Wednesday, April 25th, The Citizens Housing & Planning Council (“CHPC”) honored our very own Rich Froehlich , for his years of service in preserving affordable housing in New York City, at a luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. at a luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. Presenting him with this prestigious award was Chuck Laven, President of Forsyth Street Advisors.

CHPC of New York is a non-profit research organization dedicated to improving housing and neighborhood conditions through the co-operative efforts of the public and private sectors.

To learn more about the Citizens Housing & Planning Council, please visit their website at http://chpcny.org

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Elliot-Chelsea - Manhattan

 

Elliott-Chelsea is a 168-unit 22-story building located at 401 West 25th Street on the corner of 9th Avenue in Chelsea in Manhattan built on a former NYCHA parking lot. The apartments, which feature hardwood floors, central cooling and heating, stainless steel appliances, video intercoms and granite countertops. These units are affordable to households with a mix of incomes ranging from 40% AMI ($30,702 for a family of four) to 240% of 2009 AMI ($184,320 for a family of four). Residents have access to onsite parking, laundry facilities and a green rooftop terrace that features modern furniture and planters. This building was fully rented through the HPD- and HDC-supervised lottery process. To be placed on the wait-list please contact K& R Realty Management at www.kandrrealty.com.
To review affordable opportunities in other HDC or HPD developments please visit this page www.nychdc.com and www.nyc.gov/html/hpd

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Decatur Terrace - Bronx

 

This project has 20 studio units, 41 one-bedroom units, 48 two-bedroom units, 12 three-bedroom units, and one unit for the superintendent. All of the units are affordable to tenants earning no more than 80% Area Median Income (AMI) or what is equivalent to an annual household income of $63,360 for a family of four, and marked to households earning up to 100% of the AMI ($79,200 for a family of four). The project also contains approximately 8,800-square-feet of community facility space and 60 parking spaces. Close proximity to local universities, hospitals, the Bronx Botanical Gardens and the Bronx Zoo not only add to the local amenities available to potential residents. This building was fully rented through the HPD- and HDC-supervised lottery process. To be placed on the wait-list please contact www.pwbmanagement.com. To review affordable opportunities in other HDC or HPD developments please visit this page www.nychdc.com and www.nyc.gov/html/hpd

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HANAC - Queens

 

Located in the Astoria section of Queens on what was formerly an underutilized 43,829-square-foot municipal parking lot, the HANAC George T. Douris Tower has 183 one-bedroom apartments for seniors earning up to 58 percent of Area Median Income (currently $32,132 for a single person). The development also includes a senior center, integrating services and amenities such as exercise, meditation, arts and crafts, computer and conference rooms and a library that provide a supportive environment for seniors as they age in community. Pursuant to HPD and HDC policy, construction adhered to the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria, a nationally accepted green building framework for affordable housing. This building was fully rented through the HPD- and HDC-supervised lottery process. To be placed on the wait-list please contact www.hanac.org. To review affordable opportunities in other HDC or HPD developments please visit this page www.nychdc.com and http://www.nyc.gov/html/hpd

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