MAP News Press | January 28, 2020

MAP is Part of the Winning Proposal for the NYS Vital Brooklyn Initiative Site J


Governor Cuomo Announces Plans for New Supportive Housing Development in Brownsville as Part of $1.4 Billion Vital Brooklyn Initiative


Rendering of Site J


Project to Construct 68 Supportive Homes with Health and Wellness, Employment, Legal, and Support Services for Residents and Community Development is Part of Governor’s Commitment to Create 4,000 Units of Affordable Housing in Central Brooklyn


Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced plans for The Rise, the latest winning proposal under the Vital Brooklyn Initiative that will construct 68 affordable and supportive housing apartments on East New York Avenue in Brownsville. The Rise will offer an array of health, wellness, employment and legal services. The development is part of the Governor’s $578 million commitment to create 4,000 units of affordable housing through the $1.4 billion initiative.


“Affordable, safe housing with access to social services is critical to building a healthy, successful future for individuals and their families,” Governor Cuomo said. “The redevelopment of this East New York Avenue site will be an integral part of the Vital Brooklyn Initiative to deliver affordable housing opportunities to Central Brooklyn.”


The Rise will be developed in partnership by Xenolith Partners, LLC, Community Preservation Corporation and Community Solutions International, Inc. Read the rest of the Governor’s press release…