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This author George Andriopoulos has created 10 entries.

HANAC Corona Senior Residence Team Presents at 2019 North American Passive House Network Conference

On Thursday, June 27th, 2019, the HANAC Corona Senior Residence development team spoke at the panel “Passive House Affordable Senior Multifamily in Queens” at the 2019 North American Passive House Network Conference. HANAC’s Director of Housing Development, Paola Duran, joined Brian Dobrolsky (Think! Architecture and Design), Jahnavi Sajip (New York Engineers), and Gina Buffone (Association for Energy Efficiency, Inc.) in discussing the unique challenges and benefits of incorporating Passive House design into a multifamily, affordable housing development for seniors. The...

HANAC Corona Senior Residence Honored at the 2019 Society of American Registered Architects Gala

On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, the HANAC Corona Senior Residence was presented a 2019 Design Award by the New York Council of the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA). The HANAC Corona Senior Residence was selected from 230 distinguished development projects worldwide. HANAC congratulates all members of the HANAC Corona Senior Residence development team for this achievement, and their contributions to the development’s world-class design. Additional information about the projects featured in the 2019 SARA Design Awards can be found 

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...

Grand Opening of HANAC’s 5th Building, in Corona, Queens

Press Release – HANAC Corona Senior Residence Grand Opening – nyc.gov For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Contact: Jordan Miller, 212-784-5703 jmiller@groupgordon.com General HPD Press Contact, hpdmedia@hpd.nyc.gov City Officials and Partners Welcome Home New Tenants at Grand Opening of Environmentally Friendly Affordable Senior Residence in Corona, Queens HANAC’s Corona Senior Residence provides 67 deeply affordable homes for low-income seniors QUEENS, NY – U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, City Council Member Francisco Moya, and senior de Blasio administration officials today joined HANAC,...

NAPHN19: Build the World We Want – Announces Program Highlights! – NAPHN19 Conference & Expo

HANAC to participate on the North American Passive House Network “NAPHN19”, occurring June 27-28, in New York City. Paola Duran, HANAC’s Director of Housing Development will be part of panel to discuss HANAC’s most recent development HANAC Corona Senior Residence that is currently pursuing Passive House Certification. Global Experts to Speak at North America’s Premier Passive House Event. North American Passive House Network is pleased to announce the program highlights for NAPHN19, occurring June 27-28, in New York City. From new university buildings,...

The Ultimate Map of NYC’s Passive House Movement Includes 32 Energy-Efficient Overachievers in the Works

Updated 2/7/2019 with four new Passive House projects. With buildings consuming the bulk of the city’s energy and emitting most of its greenhouse gases, it’s common sense that cutting inefficiencies here would be a primary focus in fighting climate change. Following President Donald Drumpf’s decision to pull the country out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a pioneering initiative that would force thousands of aging buildings to become more energy efficient by 2030 or...