EAST END II – In Construction
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Located in Newburgh, East End II is a scattered-site development that includes 24 building sites in a six-block radius located in New York State’s second-largest historic district. The development furthers the historic restoration of twelve buildings and the new construction of ten that will house 62 mixed-income apartments.
onsite superintendent, and close proximity to mass transportation routes, services, and retail. The project also undertakes the adaptive rehabilitation of Highpoint (the former United Methodist Church) and an adjacent building located at 257 Liberty St. The two currently vacant structures will be transformed into community space set to open in 2022. The church’s sanctuary area will be preserved and used for event space and other forms of community engagement. LYNC will provide daycare and job training opportunities at both buildings.
The 22 residential buildings range in size from 2490 to 7,775 square feet and are located on First, Chambers, DuBois, Johnston, Lander and Miller Streets. The make-up of 62 units includes 13 one-bedroom, 17 two-bedroom and 32 three-bedroom rental apartments. The units will be affordable to individuals and families of mixed-income levels ranging from 30 – 70% Area Median Income (AMI).
East End II has received an Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) award to provide ten units with rental assistance and supportive services for individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless with substance abuse disorders and those reentering the community from incarceration. RUPCO is collaborating with nonprofit Bridges of New York to provide case management services that include job training and guidance with daily living needs.
RUPCO partnered with NYS Homes & Community Renewal (NYSHCR), NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Orange County, City of Newburgh, Newburgh Community Land Bank, and other nonprofits and private investors to jumpstart the $32 million mixed-use development in the historic East End neighborhood. This development is RUPCO’s second project in the river city. In 2018, the agency completed East End Apartments, a $15 million endeavor that historically preserved fifteen buildings that created 45 mixed-income apartments.
|First Mortgage||$ 2,200,000|
|Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)||$ 12,965,249|
|Federal Historic Rehabilitation Credit||$ 3,207,563|
|NYS Historic Rehabilitation Credit||$ 2,267,974|
|NYS Rural and Urban Community Investment Fund (CIF)||$ 3,510,413|
|NYS Middle Income Housing Program (MIHP)||$ 4,382,953|
|NYS Housing Trust Fund (HTF)||$ 2,234,730|
|Orange County HOME||$ 1,925,000|
|Deferred Dev Fee||$ 201,176|
Funding PartnersDevelopment Team and Partners:
Developer and Property Manager: RUPCO, Inc
Architect: Coppola Associates & Dutton Architecture
General Contractor: Affordable Housing Concepts
Community Partners: LYNC and Newburgh Community Land Bank
Service Provider: Bridges of New York
NYS Homes and Community Renewal
NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports
Sterling National Bank