A brand new reasonably priced housing undertaking at 315 Linwood Road in East New York, Brooklyn, lately opened its doorways to residents. Generally known as Linwood Park Residences, the ten-story constructing comprises 100 models of mixed-income housing, residential facilities, and supportive services for low-income and previously homeless residents.
The builders accountable for the property embody B&B Urban and L+M Development Partners. Linwood Park Residences is the primary multifamily reasonably priced rental undertaking to debut within the newly rezoned space of East New York meant to spur the event of much-needed low-income housing.
“Hats off to our companions L+M and HousingPlus and to the NYS Division of Housing and Group Renewal and NYC’s Division of Housing Preservation and Improvement for stepping as much as finance such sorely wanted housing,” mentioned Alan Bell, principal of B&B City. “This marks the completion of the primary new residences made doable by the town’s large-scale rezoning of East New York and we’re particularly gratified that one hundred pc of the flats will serve low earnings New Yorkers, together with 30 models for previously homeless households.”
The breakdown of models consists of 30 models of supportive housing for the previously homeless, ten models of reasonably priced housing for households incomes 50 % of the world median earnings (AMI), and 59 models of reasonably priced housing for households incomes 60 % of the AMI.
Designed by MHG Architects, the vary of flats consists of 25 studios, 25 one-bedrooms, 33 two-bedrooms, 16 three-bedrooms, and a live-in superintendent.
Group facility areas, additionally designed by the MHG Architects, will occupy 3,500 sq. ft. These services embody supportive companies administered by HousingPlus, a non-profit neighborhood company devoted to aiding the previously homeless and very low-income households overcome poverty, dependancy, and the results of incarceration.
Residential facilities obtainable to all tenants features a neighborhood room with a kitchenette, a pc lab, a kids’s library, a health room, a laundry room, and landscaped outside area.
Linwood Park Residences will characteristic photovoltaic panels and energy-efficient home equipment.
“The COVID pandemic has disproportionately impacted households fighting housing insecurity and financial hardship and these challenges have been significantly acute in neighborhoods like East New York,” mentioned RuthAnne Visnauskas, New York State Properties and Group Renewal Commissioner. “That’s the reason we’re so happy to see 100 households have moved into Linwood Park Residences and may have entry to assets and help designed to assist them transfer ahead and dwell profitable, wholesome lives.”
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