HANAC Corona Senior Residence


HANAC Corona Senior Residence

54-17 101st Street
Corona, NY 11368

This 57,675 sf, 8-story 68-unit affordable housing apartment building for low-income seniors will meet the NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Standards for Energy Star Certification as well as the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria. It and will also be the first affordable senior housing development in the United States to meet the Passive House Institute design standards.

The ground floor of the building will be designated to an early childhood education facility to be administered by the New York City School Construction Authority (~5,000 sf). The back of the building will include a rear yard with a vegetable garden, seating and tables for residents, and a children’s natural play area. An additional open space, exclusive for the seniors, shall be located on the fifth floor terrace.

Financing for this project consists of, Tax Credits, HPD subsidy, RESO A capital funding through Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Council Member Julissa Ferrera’s office, and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman settlement money.



HANAC Corona Groundbreaking


On October 25th, 2016, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, the Office of the Attorney General, and the Department of City Planning joined HANAC for the the groundbreaking ceremony of HANAC Corona Senior Residence that will be the first Passive House-certified project for affordable senior housing nationwide, containing 68 apartments and an intergenerational community with a childcare facility on the ground floor. The Building is designed by bythink! Architecture and Design, is being constructed by Bruno Frustaci Contracting, Inc. and it will open in the spring of 2018.

HANAC Corona Ribbon Cutting

If you are interested in working with HANAC to develop affordable housing or mixed use developments for New Construction, Preservation or Rehabilitation projects please contact Paola Duran at pduran@hanac.org, tel: 212-840-8005.


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