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HSI has a long history of consulting for other organizations and nonprofits. The agency has partnered with dozens of groups; assisting in the creation of their own housing facilities for special need populations by assembling financing packages, fostering links with government agencies, crafting long-term viable budgets and timelines, as well as supervising construction.
In the late 1980s/early 1990s, HSI completed a number of projects for low-income families and seniors.
Beginning with a small SRO for ex-offenders, HSI began focusing on supportive housing:
• Equality House 176-180 Eldridge Street, Manhattan. LIHTC, City and State-financed 60 low-income family and senior units; Sponsor: Asian Americans for Equality; 1989
• Genesis - 460 Convent Avenue, Manhattan. NYS DHCR turnkey project for 21 low-income family units; Sponsor: Genesis II Museum for International Black Culture; 1990
•Sherman Avenue Apartments - 960 Sherman Avenue, South Bronx. Consultant on development of 126-unit apartment complex for low-income families Developer; Sponsor: Belmont Arthur Ave. LDC; 1991
• Crotona Park North Apartments - East 175th ST & Prospect Ave, Bronx City & State financed 66 apartments for very low-income families; 1992
• Belmont Boulevard Apartments - 185th Street and Southern Boulevard, Bronx. HUD-financed (Sec. 202) new construction of 96 low-income senior units; Sponsor: Belmont Arthur Avenue LDC; 1993
• 600 East 183rd Street, Bronx. HUD-financed (Sec. 202) for 98 low-income senior units; Sponsor: Belmont Arthur Avenue Local Dev. Corp.; opened 1987; refinanced in 2005 using taxable bonds.
• Belmont Boulevard II -2327 Southern Boulevard & 186th Street, Bronx. HUD-financed new construction (Sec.202) for 88 low-income senior units Sponsor: Belmont Arthur Avenue Local Dev. Corp; 2005
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• Project Green Hope Apartments - 411-418 East 119th Street, Manhattan. NYC HPD loan for 56 SRO and apartment units for female ex-offenders and their families; Sponsor: Project Green Hope; 1990
• Sanctuary Apartments - South Bronx. NYC loan for 49 apartments and for domestic violence survivors. Sponsor: Sanctuary for Families; 1991
• Highbridge Woodycrest Center - 936 Woodycrest Avenue, Bronx. NYS & NYC-financed nursing facility for 99 beds for PWA and their families; Sponsor: HSI & Highbridge Community Life Center; 1991
• Episcopal Mission Society Group Home - 2749 University Avenue, Bronx. Chase CDC-financed group home for adolescent foster children; Sponsor: Episcopal Mission Society; 1991
• Episcopal Mission Society - 514 West 126th Street, Manhattan. NYS-financed 40 beds for single PWA; Sponsor: St. Mary’s Church and Episcopal Mission Society; 1992
• Osborne-El Rio Program - 813 Webster Avenue, Bronx. City & State financed 14,000 sf of space for substance abuse treatment for young offenders; 1992
• Genesis II Museum - 1787 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan. State-financed 16 studio apartments for formerly homeless adults and museum gallery space. Sponsor: Genesis II Museum; 1993
• Jasmine Court Apartments - 1759 E. 138th Street, Bronx;Consultant for development of a congregate residence for 115 single PWA; Sponsor: South Bronx Overall Development Corporation; 2002
Next we developed projects targeting emerging needs in the NYC shelter system – families and youth:
• Woodycrest House - 901 Anderson Avenue, Bronx. LIHTC, NYS, NYC, FHLB-financed 40-units for families with AIDS. Sponsor: Highbridge Woodycrest Center; 2006
• Edwin Gould Residence - 55 East 110th Street, Manhattan. LIHTC, NYS, Borough Pres., FHLB-financed 52 units for homeless youth aging out of foster care and the juvenile justice system. Sponsor: The Edwin Gould Academy; 2006. See more about these special projects at developments in focus.