The back of the building includes a rear yard with a vegetable garden, seating and tables for residents, and a children's natural play area. An additional open space, exclusive for the seniors, is located on the fifth floor terrace.
Financing for this project consists of, Tax Credits, HPD subsidy, RESO A capital funding through Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Council Member Julissa Ferrera's office, and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman settlement money.
This residence offers a tenant services component through the Senior Affordable Rental Apartments (SARA
) Program that provides social services and community integration to the residents of the building.