Public-Private Partnership Receives $6M Loan for Affordable Senior Living Community in Manhattan
NEW YORK CITY — A public-private partnership between The Community Preservation Corp. (CPC), Project FIND, the Joint Ownership Entity New York City (JOE NYC) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has received $6 million in financing for the renovation of Hargrave House. The 113-unit property is an affordable seniors housing community that is located at 111 W. 71st St. Project FIND, a nonprofit that supports low-income seniors, and JOE NYC, a nonprofit that supports affordable housing developers in the city, are the primary sponsors behind the project. The renovation work will upgrade the building’s elevators, energy systems, lobby and façade. Hargrave House was originally built in 1913 as a Renaissance hotel until it was converted into a residential use in the mid-1900s. An additional $3.5 million renovation plan was executed in 2001.