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Gowanus rezoning could require developers to buy Housing Authority"s air rights

An upcoming rezoning of Gowanus is expected to create thousands of apartments, including affordable units, a public promenade bordering the canal, new schools, manufacturing and retail spaces to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Nycha mulls private development to stem decline

The New York City Housing Authority is considering selling its air rights as well as allowing private developers to both build market-rate apartments on its unused land and manage more than one-third... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 16th, 2018

City to sell $1B of public-housing air rights

The de Blasio administration plans to sell New York City Housing Authority unused air rights to developers for the first time, the mayor announced Wednesday as part the latest effort to bring the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Pulte to build affordable townhouses in Palm Beach County

Pulte Homes will partner with the West Palm Beach Housing Authority to build an affordable townhome project in the city. This deal was a result of the county’s affordable housing program for projects in unincorporated areas. Developers of major r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2018

Developers seek greater density along Gowanus Canal

Several property owners have banded together to lobby for the right to erect larger buildings next to the Gowanus Canal as part of an upcoming rezoning. In June the Department of City Planning... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 29th, 2018

Developers apply to turn former Queens hospital into 350 apartments

A rezoning application to convert the former Parkway Hospital in Queens into 351 units of affordable and market-rate housing entered the public review process Monday.The Manhattan-based Jasper... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2018

Building housing in Minneapolis? The city may soon require affordable units

A plan that would require local developers to include affordable units in their Minneapolis buildings will be heard by the Planning Commission's committee of the whole on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Can modular highrises help solve the Bay Area"s housing crunch? Developers turn to Oakland to find out

Given the Bay Area’s soaring housing demand and scarce land, building taller residential buildings seems like an ideal solution. In practice, however, highrise buildings require steel or concrete framing and are far more expensive to build per square.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2018

Mayor may float Bloomberg housing plan he once bashed

Mayor Bill de Blasio is preparing a revised plan to raise money for the troubled New York City Housing Authority by working with private property managers and developers. And a major change to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 17th, 2018

City Hall clashes with Council over homeless bill

The de Blasio administration opposes a bill that would require housing developers to set aside units for homeless New Yorkers, officials said Monday at a hearing. The legislation, proposed by Bronx... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

Gowanus rezoning plan expected next week

Developers and planning experts expect the city to reveal its rezoning plan for Gowanus as early as next week. The zoning proposal would be a major step in the de Blasio administration's vision to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 15th, 2019

California"s Housing Nightmare Is Only Getting Worse

California's Housing Nightmare Is Only Getting Worse When historians look back on contemporary California, one thing they'll be bound to make note of is that the state's developers bet on the wrong model. E.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 8th, 2019

Affordable-housing developers and advocates for the homeless battle prevailing-wage bill

Developers of low-cost housing and homelessness advocates say paying the prevailing wage will put them in the poorhouse. Three of the leading industry groups representing below-market builders... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Rival developers face off for rights to build at 5 World Trade Center

Two major development groups are battling it out over the last available site at the World Trade Center, according to sources involved in the bidding for the parcel.  L&L MAG and a partnership... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

UAB leader, Birmingham attorney named to Housing Authority board

Two new commissioners are on board with the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin appointed Anthony C. Hood and D.G. Pantazis Jr. to the five-member board, and the they were sworn in last week. They fille.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2019

Milwaukee Housing Authority"s latest townhomes to be manufactured out-of-state

Up to 138 townhouses will be built in an Indiana plant and trucked to Milwaukee starting next year as part of the city housing authority’s Westlawn Gardens redevelopment......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2019

Builders picked for affordable co-living trial

The City has selected three developers to pilot a new affordable shared housing program. Shared housing is considered housing units consisting of two or more independently occupied rooms that share a kitchen and/or bathroom. The selec.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 17th, 2019

Ahead of final rezoning vote, 4700 East Riverside developers announce plan to house homeless

A major deal is in place to get a controversial Southeast Austin rezoning request across the finish line. The developers of the 4700 East Riverside project announced Oct. 16 they've reached an agreement with the nonprofit Ending Community Homelessness.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

Developer seeks deal with Miramar to build affordable housing

The deal would require the developer to tap local small businesses for 15% of the project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2019

In rare move, Philadelphia Housing Authority seeks to sell University City property

The property sits in a federal opportunity zone, providing a series of benefits to a developer or investor in a project......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Senior housing next for rent regulation overhaul?

A rapidly growing population of urban seniors is giving some investors gray hair. Fears are brewing that if developers can’t meet demand.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 9th, 2019