File #: Res 1794-2021    Version: * Name: LU 888 - Zoning, Gowanus Mercy Home UDAAP Amendment, Brooklyn (20225005 HAK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/10/2021
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 485-487 4th Avenue (Block 1028, Lot 7), Borough of Brooklyn, Community District 6 (L.U. No. 888; 20225005 HAK).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Francisco P. Moya
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 1794, 2. October 7, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - October 12, 2021, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-7-21, 5. Hearing Testimony - Zoning 10-12-21, 6. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee Meeting - November 9, 2021, 7. Calendar of the Zoning Subcommittee and Land Use Meetings - November 10, 2021, 8. November 10, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 9. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21, 11. LOCATING ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW MATERIALS FOR CERTAIN LAND USE APPLICATIONS, 12. Committee Report, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-10-21
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
11/23/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Approved, by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. City Council Laid Over by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/10/2021*Rafael Salamanca, Jr. Committee on Land Use Approved by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1794

 

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 485-487 4th Avenue (Block 1028, Lot 7), Borough of Brooklyn, Community District 6 (L.U. No. 888; 20225005 HAK).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Moya

 

                       WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development ("HPD") submitted to the Council September 21, 2021 its request dated September 21, 2021, 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   485-487 4th Avenue (Block 1028, Lot 7), Community District 6, 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.510 (L.U. No. 271) dated September 25, 2002 (the “Original Resolution”);

 

                        WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Amended Project on October 12, 2021; 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 September 21, 2021, a copy of which is attached hereto.

 

 

PROJECT SUMMARY

 

 

1.                     PROGRAM:                                                                                                                                                   NEIGHBORHOOD CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

 

2.                     PROJECT:                                                                                                                                                   Mercy Home

 

3.                     LOCATION:

 

                     a.                     BOROUGH:                                                                                                                              Brooklyn

 

                     b.                     COMMUNITY DISTRICT:                                                                                    6

 

                     c.                     COUNCIL DISTRICT:                                                                                    39

 

                     d.                     DISPOSITION AREA:                                                                                    BLOCK                                          LOT                                          ADDRESS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1028                                                               7                                          485-487 4th Avenue

                                                                                                                                          

 

4.                     BASIS OF DISPOSITION PRICE:                                                               Nominal.  Sponsor will pay one dollar per lot and deliver a note and mortgage for the remainder of the appraised value (“Land Debt”).  For a period of at least thirty (30) years following completion of construction, the Land Debt or the City’s capital subsidy may be repayable out of resale or refinancing profits.  The remaining balance, if any, may be forgiven at the end of the term.

 

5.                     TYPE OF PROJECT:                                                                                                         New Construction

 

6.                     APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF BUILDINGS:                     1

 

7.                     APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF UNITS:                                          43 dwelling units, plus one super’s unit

 

8.                     HOUSING TYPE:                                                                                                                              Rental

 

9.                     ESTIMATE OF INITIAL RENTS                                                                                    Rents will be affordable to families with incomes between 37% and 80% of area median income (AMI).  Formerly homeless tenants referred by DHS and other City agencies will pay up to 30% of their income as rent.  All units will be subject to rent stabilization.

 

10.                     INCOME TARGETS                                                                                                                              Up to 80% of AMI

 

11.                     PROPOSED FACILITIES:                                                                                                         Approximately 2,154 square feet of commercial space

 

12.                     PROPOSED CODES/ORDINANCES:                                          None

 

13.                     ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS:                                                                                    Environmental Impact Statement

 

14.                     PROPOSED TIME SCHEDULE:                                                               Approximately 24 months from closing to completion of construction

 

 

 

 

 

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 ___________, 2021, on file in this office.

 

 

 

 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                       City Clerk, Clerk of The Council