PARKCHESTER APARTMENTS 2704 Wade Road SE Washington, DC 20020 92 units Parkchester is a newly renovated 94 unit LIHTC property (with one unit used as the leasing of ce) that was originally purchased in 2015 under the District of Columbia’s Tenant Opportunity Purchase Act (TOPA). Parkchester Tenant Association partnered with The NHP Foundation to acquire the building. Originally constructed in 1978, Parkchester Apartments is situated on six acres of well-maintained and landscaped grounds. The substantial rehab, which NHPF has managed as a full off-site resident relocation , included complete replacement of all kitchens and bathrooms, HVAC equipment, windows and flooring. Substantial work was also done to the building exteriors, solar panels and green areas were installed on certain roofs, bio-retention bonds were added for storm water runoff, and ve units were converted into barrier free (ADA) units.
PLAZA BORINQUEN APARTMENTS 471 East 137th Street Bronx, NY 10454 88 units Plaza Borinquen was designed and constructed to fundamentally alter the relationship between affordable
PRINCESS ANNE 0475 Pine Knoll Drive Princess Anne, MD 120 units
This year-15 tax credit property has 120 LIHTC units with 54 unit covered by a Section 8 contract, each featuring two, three or four bedrooms. NHPF acquired the garden-style property in 2018 and committed to providing updated kitchens, baths, major HVAC systems, and in some cases, additional bedrooms to provide increased accessibility. This renovation will provide temporary onsite relocations for all residents. Post-rehabilitation Princesss Anne will be an energy-efficient property in compliance with Enterprise Green Standards, and the property will also benefit from resident services via NHPF’s subsidiary Operation Pathways. Community amenities include a freestanding brick clubhouse with leasing offices, on-site laundry facility, business center and fitness center, along with a large central playground. The clubhouse is used to provide after-school and summer day care and activities for resident’s children. A small additional building houses the maintenance office and shop. The renovation of Princess Anne will be completed in 2022, with 100% of residents being relocated on site during the rehabilitation.
housing residents and their surroundings. NHPF acquired
the 88-unit townhome style, Section 8, affordable rental property in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, NY to upgrade the property and safeguard its affordability. NHPF’s resident-in-place rehab included replacing public hallways with patios, and a lobby with a courtyard. The majority of the units are three- and four-bedroom duplex and triplex apartments, each of which has its own separate entrance and a private patio. Plaza Borinquen’s combination of pride of ownership, absolute privacy, and public intercourse was one of the rst developments to transform affordable housing into a home. The site is served by Operation Pathways Resident Services.
22 • The NHP Foundation: Affordable Housing Blueprint
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