880 Willoughby Overview Developer:
CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc.
Development Cost: $15.6 Million Number of Units:
99 Studio Apartments, One 1-bedroom for super
1013 Broadway at 880 Willoughby Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11221
Oaklander Coogen & Vitto Architects, P.C.
Galaxy General Contracting Corp.
Social Service Provider: CAMBA, Inc.
Building Size: 60,500 sq. ft.
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Completion Date: July 2007 Property Management:
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1720 Church Ave, 2nd Fl | Brooklyn, NY 11226 | 718.287.2600 www.cambahousingventures.org | www.camba.org
About 880 Willoughby • Permanent, affordable and supportive housing in Bushwick, Brooklyn • Serves low-income individuals earning no more than 60% AMI, formerly homeless individuals exiting New York City’s shelter system and formerly homeless working individuals • 99 fully-furnished studio units • One unit for on-site super • One large community room and roof-top conference room, open to residents and community meetings • Lighting, security cameras and 24/7 front desk security increases public safety for tenants and community • Transit-oriented: on B46, B47 bus lines and two blocks from J/M subway lines • Shona stone sculpture from Zimbabwe • Landscaped rear yard • Ground floor retail space Opened in 2007, 880 Willoughby is a $15.6 million development. 880 Willoughby
includes a renovated former luggage factory, connected to a new-construction building on an adjacent lot on Broadway. This mixed-use building includes ground-floor retail and has helped to spur redevelopment in Bushwick.
Social Services • On-site case management services provided by CAMBA • Nutrition counseling, yoga, financial management, computer training • Holiday and social gatherings • Access to CAMBA’s extensive services
Awards and Recognition In 2011, 880 Willoughby was selected as a partner in designNYC, sponsored by Enterprise Community Partners and New York magazine. Through this program, it received design consultation from SOHBR Studio and new furniture for common spaces and community rooms.
CAMBA and CAMBA Housing Ventures Improving Lives and Communities through High-Quality, Affordable Housing Started in 1977, CAMBA is a nonprofit agency that connects people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life. CAMBA offers integrated services and programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Health, Housing and Legal Services. CAMBA serves more than 45,000 individuals and families, including 9,000 youth, each year.
Today, CHV is an award-winning affordable, supportive housing developer. CHV pairs excellent design and sustainable, energy-efficient buildings with CAMBA’s life-changing case management services to provide safe, healthy homes for low-income and formerly homeless individuals.
CAMBA has been addressing New York City’s housing crisis since 1991 by providing permanent and supportive housing, homeless prevention, housing relocation and emergency and transitional housing. In 2005, CAMBA created CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc. (CHV) as an affiliated nonprofit affordable housing development corporation.
CAMBA Housing Ventures is supported by
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Typical unit floorplan 334 sf
photography: Vanni Archive
CHV’s goal is to create 1,000 units of affordable housing by 2015.
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Ameriprise Financial Capital One Deutsche Bank Enterprise Community Partners HSBC JPMorgan Chase
Permanent, affordable and supportive housing in Bushwick, Brooklyn