NextGeneration NYCHA – 100% Affordable Housing Development Sites RFP

Release date: 6/1/2017
Submission deadline: 8/11/2017
Site 2 and 3 designation date: 1/25/2018


On January 25, 2018, NYCHA announced the designation of developers under its 100 Percent Affordable program for Sites 2 and 3. 

NYCHA selected Selfhelp Community Services, RiseBoro Community Partnership, and Urban Builders Collaborative to develop a 10-story senior housing building at Site 2 - Sumner Houses in Brooklyn. This project will create 197 affordable housing units and provide more than 20,000 square feet of community space for residents. Sumner contributes to Housing New York 2.0’s “Seniors First” program, a commitment to build senior housing on NYCHA-owned land. For the duration of the 99-year ground lease, the apartments at Sumner Houses will be affordable to extremely low, very low, and low-income individuals earning up to $40,080.

In addition, NYCHA selected Settlement Housing Fund and Joy Construction to develop 172 affordable housing units at Site 3 - Twin Park West in the Bronx , where the newly constructed homes will be affordable for low- to moderate-income households earning up to $68,720 for a family of three. This project will provide 11,000 square feet of retail space, including a restaurant and training facility, and 1,000 square feet of social service space overseen by BronxWorks.

NYCHA and HPD are currently reviewing proposals from a Prequalified List (PQL) for NYCHA's 100 Percent Affordable program for Sites 1 and 4.


The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and HPD released the call for developers from a Prequalified List (PQL) for NYCHA's 100 Percent Affordableprogram to submit proposals for four new construction projects:

Site 1 – Morrisania Air Rights, Bronx
Morrisania Air Rights includes a NYCHA-owned property (Block 2409, Lot 98) bounded by East 162nd Street, Courtlandt Avenue, and the Metro North alignment. The goal for Morrisania Air Rights is to build affordable housing with a supportive housing component.

Site 2 – Sumner Houses, Brooklyn
Sumner Houses is a rectangular parcel (portion of Block 1580, Lot 1) fronting on Marcus Garvey Boulevard. The goal for Sumner Houses is to build affordable housing for seniors.

Site 3 – Twin Parks West, Bronx
Twin Parks West consists of three NYCHA-owned parcels (Bock 3143, Lots 234, 236, and 240) bounded by East 184th Street, Webster Avenue, and East 183rd Street. The goal for Twin Parks West is to build affordable housing for families.

Site 4 – Harborview Terrace, Manhattan
Harborview Terrace is a parcel (portion of Block 1084, Lot 9) of NYCHA-owned land bounded by West 55th Street, NYCHA’s Harborview Terrace Building, West 56th Street, and a six-story commercial building. The goal for Harborview Terrace is to build affordable housing for families. 

A Pre-Submission Conference was held from 12:00pm-2:00pm on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 125 Worth Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium, New York, NY 10013.

Communications and inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to

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Interested parties that choose to download the RFP using the link above must provide their contact information. Only those who provide their contact information will receive updates or additional communications regarding the RFP. The RFP contains a detailed description of the development program, requirements, guidelines, eligibility requirements, selection process, and submission requirements.

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