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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park graphic: what's built/what's coming + FAQ (pinned post)

So, were affordable units at B2 "by far the largest infusion of affordable housing in Brooklyn at one time? Nah.

Apparently, I missed--er, wasn't sent--this apparent press release (screenshot below) when it came out, 12/13/12, and reproduced on several sites, FIRST MODS HOISTED INTO PLACE IN WORLD’S TALLEST MODULAR BUILDING:
B2 in Brooklyn 50% Affordable
Brooklyn, NY – December 12, 2013 – Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC), the developer of Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, announced today that construction teams will hoist into place the first mods that will be part of B2, the 50-percent affordable building that will be the tallest modular building in the world when it is completed in the 4th Quarter of 2014. 181 of B2’s 363 units will be affordable, by far the largest infusion of affordable housing in Brooklyn at one time.
(Emphasis added)

By far the largest infusion of affordable housing in Brooklyn at one time? Even if they were talking about the overall planned 2,250 below-market units in Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, that doesn't make sense.

Doesn't Starrett City have 5,881 apartments? Don't the Red Hook Houses have 2,878 apartments? And haven't some of the middle-income units at B2 (aka 461 Dean) gone empty so far because not enough potential tenants have been found via the lottery?


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