Seniors

LGBT Affordable Senior Housing Opens in Brooklyn (New York City Housing Authority, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development)

1.9.20

From Multi-Housing News:

New York State’s first LGBT-friendly affordable elder housing featuring 145 units has opened in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Dubbed Stonewall House to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan that spurred the beginning of the national movement for LGBT rights, the community is the largest project of its kind in the U.S. and dates back to 2016 when planning began for the project then known as Ingersoll Senior Residences.

Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers voted Best Senior Housing by Yonkers Chamber (Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers)

9.12.19

From the New York Real Estate Journal:

The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) was recently voted as the city’s best senior housing (non-site specific) in the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce’s 15th Annual Best of Yonkers competition. 

All winners will be featured in the Chamber’s August 30th “Best of Yonkers” issue of the Yonkers Progress.      

Affordable Senior Housing Project Wraps Up in NYC (New York City Housing Authority & NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development)

9.12.19

From Multi-Housing News:

Developers have wrapped up work on a 168-unit affordable senior housing property in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City. The eight-story development at 1880 Boston Road sits atop an existing medical office building and will provide affordable apartments for low-income seniors, including the formerly homeless.

New Grandfamilies Housing Caters to Seniors and Kids Alike (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Pew Stateline:

After her daughter died from lupus, Charlene Green was left caring for her two grandchildren. But their housing situation was precarious at best: mold and mildew everywhere, ceiling caving in.

To get her landlord to make much-needed repairs in their Washington, D.C., apartment, the 62-year-old withheld rent — only to be threatened with eviction.

AHFC offers housing assistance for Alaskan seniors (Alaska Housing Finance Corporation)

7.11.19

From KTVA:

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has eliminated the state's senior benefits program, one of 182 line item budget vetoes he made to the state's operating budget last week. But organizations with federal funding, like the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, are still offering assistance for older Alaskans. 

$118M Affordable Senior Housing Project Opens in NYC (New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development)

6.6.19

From Multi-Housing News:

A $117.7 million affordable housing community has opened in the Bronx, N.Y. The two-building, 175-unit property will offer apartment homes for seniors and individuals with special needs, as well as 10,000 square feet of health-oriented commercial and community space.

A Home for Grandfamilies (Housing Authority of Kansas City, MO)

5.23.19

From Next Avenue:

At 16, LeDrue Jackson is busy with his studies and basketball. An honor roll student-athlete, Jackson and his brother Marvez, 14, are coming of age in Pemberton Park in Kansas City, Mo. where they live with their grandmother, Marla Scott, 65. They were among the first families to move into this grandfamily housing there when it opened six years ago.

New Affordable Senior Housing Coming to Bronx, Brooklyn (NYC Dept.of Housing Preservation and Development & New York City Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From Multi-Housing News:

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has selected two separate groups to develop two 100 percent affordable senior housing communities in the Bronx and Brooklyn, N.Y. Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Cos., ELH Mgmt. and the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) have been chosen to develop the Bronx project, while Blue Sea Development Co. and Gilbane Development Co. have been selected to develop the Brooklyn project.

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