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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...