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Morris Manor Overview Developer:

CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc.

Development Cost: $8.4 million

Number of Units:

45 Studio Apartments, One 1-bedroom for super

Address:

1247 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11226

Architect:

Harden Van Arnam Architects PLLC

Contractor:

Artec Construction & Development Corp.

Social Service Provider: CAMBA, Inc.

Building Size: 25,212 sq. ft.

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NYC HPD Supportive Housing Loan Program, NYS Homeless Housing Assistance Program and Low Income Housing Tax Credit Equity

Shelter Plus Care, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene High Service Needs II, DHS SRO Support Subsidy

Completion Date: Sept., 2008

Property Management:

Dougert Management Corp.

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1720 Church Ave, 2nd Fl | Brooklyn, NY 11226 | 718.287.2600 www.cambahousingventures.org | www.camba.org


About Morris Manor • Sustainable, permanent affordable and supportive housing in Flatbush, Brooklyn • Provides affordable housing for low-income individuals earning under 60% AMI and individuals exiting New York City’s shelter system • 45 fully-furnished studio units • One unit for on-site super • One large community room for residents and scheduled community meetings; one computer room • Lighting, security cameras and 24/7 front desk security increase public safety for tenants and the community • Healthy indoor air quality, including low-VOC sealants and paints • Transit-oriented: on B41 line and 0.5 miles to B/Q or 2/5 subway lines Opened in 2008, Morris Manor is an $8.4 million housing development. This beautiful energy-efficient and sustainable building provides tenants a safe and

permanent home, complete with CAMBA on-site social services and a landscaped rear garden with Shona sculpture from Zimbabwe. Morris Manor has transformed a long-vacant City-owned lot into an attractive neighborhood asset and established a high standard for affordable housing in Brooklyn.

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 comprehensive services

Awards and Recognition • 2009 Building Brooklyn Awards, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Best Affordable Design

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 275 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

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Morris Manor  

Sustainable, permanent, affordable and supportive housing in Flatbush, Brooklyn

Morris Manor  

Sustainable, permanent, affordable and supportive housing in Flatbush, Brooklyn

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