Dedra Wade, President of Community Partners Commission Assoc, Inc. and Coretta Scott-King Senior Housing Development Fund Corp was proud to announce the August 15, 2014 ground breaking of the Coretta Scott-King Senior Housing.( see Ground Breaking tab for photos)

The  51 units of low-income senior housing received  $13 million dollars in funding from U S Dept. of Housing and Urban Development HUD 202 grant, NYC Housing Preservation and Development funds from Special Needs Housing and awarded property valued at more than $3 million dollars. The project was additionally  fuinded  by former  Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Councilman Erik Dilan and Councilman Vecchia. 

The formerly City owned property had gone undeveloped for more than 40 years. The Coretta Scott-King Senior Apartments will both revitalized the community and give hope to seniors who desperately need additional affordable housing.

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Coretta Scott King Senior Housing


     Community Partners Commission Association , Inc is the lead sponsor 

     and  developer of a new construction underway in Brooklyn named 

     after Coretta Scott-King.


The new senior housing will be located on Jerome Street in East New York Brooklyn and  will be comprised of fifty-one apartments; 46 one bedroom  living room, full bathroom, and kitchen; four studios with, living room area, full bathroom and kitchen and a two bedroom apartment for the on-site superintendent.


The development will include on-site security, social services, laundry room, interior yard and garden, outside green areas, sun terrace, library, computer room and educational classes.

Residents must be 62 years of age and older (55 years of age if disabled)

Required income level is less than $30,000 a year

Potential tenants will submit application that will be selected by lottery.

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Coretta Scott-King Senior Housing - 2014

660 Jerome St. East New York Brooklyn

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