New York State Homes and Community Renewal Celebrates Construction of the First LGBT-Friendly Seniors Affordable Housing Development in the Bronx


Crotona Senior Ground breaking

Financed with State and New York City resources, developed by HELP USA, SAGE, $41.4 Million, 84-Apartment Affordable Development Features LGBT Support Services for Tenants; 26 Units Reserved for Homeless Elders

The development is across the street from Crotona Park and will feature an on-site SAGE center, social services, rooftop terrace, community garden, energy efficient construction, and renewable energy. Bright Power is excited to help ensure long-term sustainability at Crotona Senior Residences.

Integrating with the teams early on in the design phase, Bright Power is providing Enterprise Green Communities (EGC) Certification services, design and installation of a ~90kW solar PV system, commissioning (Cx), and NYSERDA New Construction Program incentive procurement and services.

Read the press release here.

See here for Multi-Housing News’ article: Bronx Low-Income Housing for LGBT Seniors Underway.