City-Owned Sites

Predevelopment Planning

In partnership with communities, HPD ensures that the development of these City-owned sites achieve community objectives through Community Visioning Workshops.

Greenpoint Hospital
HPD is planning for the future development of new affordable housing and neighborhood amenities on the former Greenpoint Hospital campus in Greenpoint-Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Community District 1. View the Greenpoint Hospital RFEI and the Greenpoint Hospital Community Visioning Report

Inwood Library
HPD is planning for the future development of new affordable housing and a new state-of-the-art library at the Inwood Branch of the New York Public Library. View the Inwood Affordable Housing and Library Development Project RFP and the Inwood Library Community Visioning Report

Active City-Owned Sites

MHANY Management, the Urban Builders Collaborative, and the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation (CHLDC) are developing the Dinsmore-Chestnut site in East New York, Brooklyn, called Chetnut Commons. The development plans include 274 units of affordable housing and a rich multi-layered set of community-oriented offerings such as programming by ARTS East New York, CUNY Kingsborough Community College and more. View the Dinsmore-Chestnut RFP and Dinsmore-Chestnut Community Visioning Report.

East 111th Street, SustaiNYC
Jonathan Rose Companies, L+M Development Partners, and several community partners are developing the SustaiNYC, East 111th Street development site in East Harlem, Manhattan. The develop will bring 655 affordable units to the East Harlem community, and will be the largest Passive House in the nation. The design will also integrate four existing community gardens in an effort to promote green spaces and activity, as well as preserve an important community resource. View the SustaiNYC RFP and East 111th Street Community Visioning Report.

425 Grand Concourse
Trinity Financial and MBD Community Housing Corporation (MBD) are developing the former site of P.S. 31, at 425 Grand Concourse, in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. The development plan includes 241 units of affordable housing and will house a charter school, medical facility, and cultural and community space. View the 425 Grand Concourse RFP.

St. Ann's Avenue / East 142nd Street
Community Builders, Inc. is developing a site located at St. Ann's Avenue and East 142nd Street in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx. The development plan includes 105 affordable units. Several of the units will be permanent housing for formerly homeless individuals and families. View the St. Ann's Avenue / East 142nd Street RFP.

Flushing Municipal Lot 3
Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE), HACAN Inc., and Monadnock Development are developing the Flushing Municipal Lot 3 in Flushing, Queens. The development team's plan, called One Flushing, includes 208 affordable units, community facility program, supportive care services, a rooftop farm, and weatherization services. View the Flushing Municipal Lot 3 RFP.

Livonia Avenue Initiative Phase II
BRP Companies, HELP USA, the Local Development Corporation of East New York (LDC ENY), and the Community Solutions organization are developing Phase II of the City's Livonia Avenue Initiative in East New York, Brooklyn. The plan includes 288 affordable apartments, a commercial kitchen, and vocational training. View the Livonia Avenue Initiative Phase II RFP.

Hunters Point South, Parcel C
TF Cornerstone and Selfhelp are developing Phase II of the City's massive Hunter's Point South in Long Island City, Queens. The site, known as Parcel C, will be developed into two high-rise buildings with 1,193 new apartments. Of the total, 796 apartments will be affordable, with 100 of those units reserved for low-income senior citizens. View the Hunter's Point South Parcel C RFP.

BRP Development Corporation, Hudson Companies Inc., Common Ground, Comunilife, The Kretchmer Companies, ELH Mgmt LLC, and the YMCA are developing the Bronxchester Urban Renewal sites in the Melrose neighborhood, the last large assemblage of City-owned vacant land in the South Bronx. View the Bronxchester RFP.

Seward Park
Nine sites located near the intersection of Essex Street and Delancey Street will become a 1.65-million-square-foot development anchored by 1,000 units of housing, half of which will be permanently affordable for low-, moderate-, and middle-income households and senior citizens. View the Seward Park RFP.

BAM North Site II
Jonathan Rose Companies is developing an affordable, mixed-use development at BAM North Site II in the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District. The site will contain 42 units of affordable housing along with new ground-floor commercial space for a restaurant and 27,000 square feet of dedicated cultural space. View the BAM North Site II Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District RFP.