New York, NY, USA – Aug 19, 2021: Sign indicating location of Elliott Houses on W 25th St., a NYCHA development. (Shutterstock) By Natalie Rash, Gotham Gazette New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chair and CEO Greg Russ spoke at some length Thursday morning about the recently-passed New York City Public Housing Preservation Trust, which […]
Mayor Adams Opens Affordable Homes on Former Site of Spofford Juvenile Detention Center, Where He Was Once Held
First Residential Building of New Mixed-Use Development Includes 183 Deeply Affordable Homes and Cultural Arts Center, With Studio Space for Emerging Artists. Project Will Ultimately Deliver 740 Affordable Homes, Childcare, Wellness Facility, and Supermarket, Replacing Notorious Detention Facility Closed in 2011.
Rendering of The Peninsula campus on the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Hunts Point. Credit: WXY Studios NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today continued efforts to provide New Yorkers with affordable housing options by opening 183 deeply affordable units, in addition to a cultural arts center, on the former site […]
By Clifford Michel, THE CITY The real estate industry is pushing back on a state bill that would limit rent hikes and ensure lease renewals for over a million tenants — launching a house-to-house phone campaign to rally the public against the protections. A new group called Homeowners for an Affordable New York is calling […]