RiseBoro has been responsible for the development of over 3,000 units of affordable housing, ranging from single-family homes to scattered site rehabs to large mixed use developments. Through various home ownership programs, RiseBoro has been responsible for the sponsorship and marketing of over 1,200 units to first-time home buyers. Currently, RiseBoro manages over 1,800 affordable units that provide permanent housing for low to moderate-income families, senior citizens, and a host of special needs populations including formerly homeless families, veterans, physically disabled, and victims of domestic violence. Across all development and management activities, RiseBoro emphasizes energy efficiency, accessibility, and active design.
RiseBoro has renovated a three-story, six-unit residential building at 314 Troutman Street as well as 27 Granite Street. Read the stories on the Community Preservation Corporation website (find it under the New York City and Long Island "Regional Stories" section).
The Housing Department has also completed the gut rehabilitation of over 600 units in more than 100 buildings throughout the Bushwick community. RiseBoro's premier project, the redevelopment of the former Rheingold Brewery site, resulted in almost 500 affordable rental units, home ownership opportunities, community service facilities and retail space. Recognized throughout the city for excellence in design, the Rheingold Brewery redevelopment also received the Northeast Region Phoenix Award for Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment from the United States Environmental Protection Agency.