Newsfeed Category: Openings

Arthur Avenue Apartments in the Bronx Opens


Friends, partners and elected gathered on the terrace of the new Arthur Avenue Apartments in the Bronx to celebrate the opening of the new affordable/supportive building, now home to 176 low-income seniors including 54 who had been homeless.

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Breaking Ground and the AAPCI Open Edwin’s Place Supportive Housing Residence


On July 27th, Breaking Ground, the African American Planning Council Inc. (AAPCI) and project partners gathered to celebrate the opening of Edwin’s Place, a supportive/affordable residence providing 125 homes to a mix of formerly homeless individuals and families, including veterans and low-income community residents. Breaking Ground and AAPCI co-developed the residence: Breaking Ground will provide onsite property management, and AAPCI onsite social and supportive services contracted through NYC 15/15.

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Concern for Independent Living Opens Surf Vets Place in Coney Island


On the gorgeous, breezy morning of Nov. 20th, a crowd of supporters gathered near the Coney Island shoreline to celebrate Concern for Independent Living and Georgica Green Venture’s opening of Surf Vets Place. State and city elected officials, community board members, funding partners and other Concern staff sat in a bright community room to applaud the beautiful new apartment building, which includes 82 supportive units for formerly homeless veterans.

“This is the most beautiful affordable development in all of Coney Island!” said Council Member Mark Treyger representing District 47. He emphasized that the ribbon-cutting was not simply for a building, “but for the dignity and respect that is owed to our veterans.” He ended his remarks by saying “This is a game-changer for the Coney Island community.”

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Community Access Opens East 172nd Street Apartments


On November 12th, Community Access gathered a collaborative of government funders, elected officials, tenants, and building and program staff to celebrate the opening of the East 172nd Street Apartments. The building includes 65 affordable two-bedroom and studio apartments and 60 studio supportive housing units reserved for tenants living with mental health concerns.

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New Destiny Welcomes Residents to The Jennings in the Bronx


On Nov. 6, New Destiny gathered alongside supporters in government, funding, and the community to celebrate a beautiful new affordable/supportive residence in the Bronx. Thanks to The Jennings, Crotona Park East neighborhood of the Bronx gains 42 affordable units, including 23 set aside for homeless domestic violence survivors who will receive onsite supportive services from the nonprofit.

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Breaking Ground and Comunilife Open Supportive Housing at La Central


On the morning of Oct. 29th, local and state government representatives, funding and development partners, and community members gathered in the Bronx for Breaking Ground and Comunilife’s ribbon-cutting at the transformational La Central development. The partners opened a 161-unit affordable/supportive housing residence, which includes 97 supportive units specifically for individuals who are formerly homeless and/or living with HIV/AIDS.

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Home Leasing Opens Charlotte Square on the Loop in Rochester


On Sept. 24th, Home Leasing hosted a ribbon-cutting with nonprofit partner Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach (SCPO) to celebrate the opening of  Charlotte Square on the Loop in Rochester, joined by over 100 community members including local elected officials and community supporters, and. Through Spiritus Christi, the 50-unit affordable/supportive residence for individuals and families includes eight units specifically for justice-involved individuals.

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The Doe Fund Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting for Webster Green


On Thursday, Sept. 19th, development partners and local and state elected officials joined The Doe Fund and Robert Sanborn Development for an official ribbon-cutting for Webster Green in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx. Webster Green contains 82 units of affordable housing, including 41 supportive homes for formerly homeless individuals and families.

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Win Welcomes 17 Families to New Housing on the Upper East Side


A balmy morning on August 20th found local, city, and state representatives; civic association leaders; church reverends and other supporters joining Network member Win to celebrate a new supportive housing residence on the Upper East Side. Come this fall, the residence will welcome 17 formerly homeless women and their children.

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1880 Boston Road Opens to Senior Residents in the Bronx


Under a gorgeous summer sky on August 5th, new residents, supporters, and local community officials gathered with Network member Hebrew Home at Riverdale to celebrate new housing in the Bronx. An addition to an existing building, the residence meets a deep need for affordable and supportive housing by providing 167 affordable units for extremely low-income seniors, including 51 supportive units for those who have previously experienced homelessness.

Hebrew Home at Riverdale is providing the on-site social services for residents, as well as referrals to off-site medical and social services.

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