Our Work in New York
East Harlem Center for Living and Learning
The new 143,000- square-foot multi-family mixed-use development features affordable housing for 88 households as well as a school and non-profit office space.
- Harlem RBI and DREAM Charter School joined together with Jonathan Rose Companies and Civic Builders to create The East Harlem Center for Living and Learning, located in the East Harlem/El Barrio neighborhood of Manhattan.
- This unique development is the product of a wide range of partnerships that include New York City Housing Authority, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, New York City Housing Development Corporation, Enterprise and Chase.
- The development consists of 88 affordable housing units, a 54,000-square-foot home for DREAM Charter School, 6,000-square-feet of non-profit office space for Harlem RBI and a newly renovated Blake Hobbs public park.
- Enterprise provided $10.5 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credit equity, sourced by JP Morgan Capital Corporation. Enterprise also provided a $2.1 million predevelopment loan.
- The building participates in NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program and was built according to Enterprise Green Communities criteria.
This newly constructed development in Brooklyn provides supportive housing for 60 individuals.
- Partners include The Bridge, TD Bank, NYS Homes and Community Renewal, NYS Office of Mental Health and NYC Department of Homeless Services.
- 45 units are set aside for formerly homeless adults with mental health conditions and adults ready to leave psychiatric hospitals and 15 are set aside for young adults aging out of the children’s mental health system or foster care between 18 and 24 years of age.
- Supportive services are available both onsite and offsite and include one-on-one living skills, medication monitoring, health services and benefits assistance.
- Programming includes an urban farm where residents can volunteer, classes to teach residents how to cook and assist in nightly meal preparation, and job and vocational training and peer counseling assistance for young adults to develop their skills and prepare them to enter the job market or to continue their education.
- The development was built according to Enterprise Green Communities criteria and meets NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Program requirements.
- Enterprise syndicated $7.3 million in in Low Income Housing Tax Credit equity from New York State Housing Finance Agency.
This LEED Platinum, transit-oriented development includes 500 units of affordable and supportive housing.
- Kings County Hospital Center partnered with CAMBA Housing Ventures to develop a previously underutilized portion of its medical campus.
- CAMBA Gardens is one of the first affordable housing deals financed under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York Plan.
- Supportive services available to residents include case management, health and wellness programs, job training, and family services.
- Residents benefit from readily accessible health care at the medical campus.
- The double-height lobby in each building features public art from local artist Ruggero Vanni.
- The complex features a computer room, teaching kitchen, and a multi-purpose room where staff host programming related to financial literacy, healthy living, job training, and family services.
- Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Inc. (ECLF) provided approximately $2 million in predevelopment financing for both phases of CAMBA Gardens. ECLF’s lending was bolstered by an additional $68 million in Enterprise financing through Low-Income Housing Tax Credit equity, as well as grant support.