Monthly Archives: June 2019

HANAC CORONA, nominated for the AHF Readers’ Choice Award on the Senior Housing Category

www.housingfinance.com Thirty-six affordable housing developments have been selected as finalists in Affordable Housing Finance’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Located in 19 states and Washington, D.C., the finalists represent the best developments completed in 2018 and 2019. The developments were chosen based on the impact they are having on residents, creative problem-solving, sustainable and inventive design, and innovative financing. They were selected from 118 entries submitted this year. The finalists will be featured in the July/August issue of AHF, and magazine and newsletter...

Affordable and Environmentally Friendly Senior Housing Project Opens in Queens

The development provides housing and supportive services to formerly homeless seniors. On May 29, 2019, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development announced the grand opening of HANAC’s $36 million Corona Senior Residence at 54-17 101St Street in Corona, Queens. The newly constructed eight-story housing project is environmentally friendly and comes with 67 affordable studio and one-bedroom residences, 21 of which are for formerly homeless seniors. The building features an early childhood education center on the ground...

Pols Unveil Eco-Friendly Corona Residence for Low-Income Seniors

CORONA, QUEENS — Queens officials on Wednesday unveiled a new 67-unit affordable housing complex for seniors that has been years in the making. The eight-story Corona residence at 54-17 101st St., which is already fully occupied, contains studio and one-bedroom apartments for low-income seniors. Twenty-one apartments are for formerly homeless seniors. The building includes a pre-K, backyard and community rooms. An on-site social worker funded by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development will assist residents. Evelyn Salcedo, 64, said she and...

Passive House Residence for Seniors Opens in Corona

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and city officials joined HANAC, Inc. (HANAC), Enterprise Community Partners, Chase and community stakeholders to celebrate the completion and grand opening of HANAC’s Corona Senior Residence in Queens’ Corona neighborhood. The newly-constructed eight-story development includes a mix of 67 affordable studios and one-bedroom apartments, along with an onsite preschool administered by the New York City School Construction Authority that currently serves nearly 60 children. The $36-million residence is one of the largest low-income senior housing developments in the...

Ribbon Cut For 67-Unit Building in Corona For Low Income Seniors

May 30, 2019 By Meghan Sackman Queens politicians cut the ribbon for an 8 story, 67-unit building in Corona Wednesday that provides low income seniors, including a number of formerly homeless seniors, with housing. The building, located at 54-17 101 St., contains 61 one-bedroom apartments and six studio apartments, of which 21 have been reserved for formerly homeless seniors. The complex, an energy-efficient building called The HANAC Corona Senior Residence, is already fully occupied. The current occupants are 62 years of age or...