New York City Housing Authority Selects Partners for $128.5 Million in Property Improvements in the Bronx

by Kari Lloyd

NEW YORK CITY — The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has selected Beacon Communities, MBD Community Housing Corp. and Kalel Holdings as a new partner team to deliver $128.5 million in repairs and improvements to 952 apartments across the northeast Bronx. The renovations are expected to start in 2024. A completion date was not disclosed.

The improvement plan will be delivered through the Permanent Affordability Commitment Together (PACT) program and will cover three NYCHA properties: Boston Secor, Boston Road Plaza and Middletown Plaza, affecting 1,700 residents. Planned improvements include updated elevators, new security systems and upgraded building entrances. Notias Construction will serve as the general contractor.

The PACT program transitions developments from traditional public housing assistance to the more stable, federally funded, project-based Section 8 program. In 2022, the PACT program drove $2 billion in large-scale improvements for NYCHA residents in 8,531 apartments across 17 developments.

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