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File #: Res 0670-2018    Version: * Name: LU 279 - Planning, Victory Plaza, Manhattan (20195180 HAM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 12/11/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving an Amended Project as an Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law, for property located at 3-11 West 118th Street and 1460-1472 5th Avenue (Block 1717 Lots 28 and 33 - formerly Lots 28-40), Borough of Manhattan, Community District 10 (L.U. No. 279; 20195180 HAM).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 26, 2018 - November 30, 2018, 2. REVISED - Land Use Calendar - Week of November 26, 2018 - November 30, 2018, 3. November 28, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Land Use Calendar - December 3, 2018, 5. December 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report, 7. Resolution, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-11-18, 9. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 11, 2018

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 670

 

Resolution approving an Amended Project as an  Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law, for property located at 3-11 West 118th Street and 1460-1472 5th Avenue (Block 1717 Lots 28 and 33 - formerly Lots 28-40), Borough of Manhattan, Community District 10 (L.U. No. 279; 20195180 HAM).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Kallos

 

                       WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council October 29, 2018 its request dated October 22, 2018, pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law, that the Council approve an Amended Project as an Urban Development Area Project (the “Amended Project”) for property located at 3-11 West 118th Street and 1460-1472 5th Avenue (Block 1717 Lots 28 and 33 - formerly Lots 28-40), Community District 10, Borough of Brooklyn (the “Disposition Area”):

 

                     WHEREAS, the request made by the New York City Department of Housing and Development is related to a previously approved City Council Resolution No. 2507 (L.U. No. 1364) dated August 5, 1997 (the “Original Resolution”);

 

                        WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Amended Project on December 3, 2018; and

 

                        WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use and financial implications and other policy issues relating to the Amended Project.

 

RESOLVED:

 

                     The Council approves the Amended Project as an Urban Development Action Area Project pursuant to Section 694 of the General Municipal Law.

 

The Amended Project shall be developed upon the terms and conditions in the Amended Project Summary that HPD has submitted to the Council on October 29, 2018, a copy of which is attached hereto.

 

 

Adopted.

 

 

                        Office of the City Clerk, }

                        The City of New York,  } ss.:

 

                                              I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on December 11, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                       City Clerk, Clerk of The Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL PROJECT SUMMARY

 

 

1.                     PROGRAM:                                                                                                                                                   SENIOR AFFORDABLE RENTAL APARTMENTS PROGRAM

 

2.                     PROJECT:                                                                                                                                                   Victory Plaza                                                                                                                                                   

 

3.                     LOCATION:                                                                                                                                                   3, 5, 7, 9 & 11 West 118th Street

 

                     a.                     BOROUGH:                                                                                                                              Manhattan

 

                     b.                     COMMUNITY DISTRICT:                                                                                    10

 

                     c.                     COUNCIL DISTRICT:                                                                                    9

 

                     d.                     NEW PROJECT AREA:                                                                                    BLOCKS                                          LOTS                                          ADDRESSES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1717                                                               28 (formerly                     3-11 West 118th                     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lots 28-32)                     Street

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

4.                     BASIS OF DISPOSITION PRICE:                                                               Not applicable

 

5.                     TYPE OF PROJECT:                                                                                                         New Construction

 

6.                     APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF BUILDINGS:                     1

 

7.                     APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF UNITS:                                          136 dwelling units, including one unit for a superintendent

 

8.                     HOUSING TYPE:                                                                                                                              Rental

 

9.                     ESTIMATE OF INITIAL RENTS:                                                               Formerly homeless tenants referred by DHS and other City agencies will pay up to 30% of their income as rent. Other tenants will pay rents set at up to 30% of 60% of the area median income (AMI) on an annual basis.

 

10.                     INCOME TARGETS:                                                                                                                              Up to 60% of AMI

 

11.                     PROPOSED FACILITIES:                                                                                                         None

 

12.                     PROPOSED CODES/ORDINANCES:                                                               None

 

13.                     ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS:                                                                                    Negative Declaration

 

14.                     PROPOSED TIME SCHEDULE:                                                               Approximately six months from authorization to sale.