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Morris Manor


Morris Manor Overview

Developer: CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc.
Development Cost: $8.4 million
Number of Units: 45 Studio Apartments, One 1-bedroom for super
Address:1247 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Architect: Harden Van Arnam Architects PLLC
Contractor: Artec Construction & Development Corp.
Social Service Provider: CAMBA, Inc.
Building Size: 25,212 sq. ft.
Pre-development Financing: Corporation for Supportive Housing
Capital Financing: NYC HPD Supportive Housing Loan Program, NYS Homeless
Housing Assistance Program and Low Income Housing Tax Credit Equity
Syndicator: Enterprise Community Investment
Operations Financing: Shelter Plus Care, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene High Service Needs II, DHS SRO Support Subsidy
Completion Date: Sept., 2008
Property Management: Dougert Management Corp.

About Morris Manor

  • Sustainable, permanent affordable and supportive housing in Flatbush, Brooklyn
  • Provides affordable housing for low-income individuals earning under 60% AMI and individuals exiting New York City’s shelter system
  • 45 fully-furnished studio units
  • One unit for on-site super
  • One large community room for residents and scheduled community meetings; one computer room
  • Lighting, security cameras and 24/7 front desk security increase public safety for tenants and the community
  • Healthy indoor air quality, including low-VOC sealants and paints
  • Transit-oriented: on B41 line and 0.5 miles to B/Q or 2/5 subway lines

Opened in 2008, Morris Manor is an $8.4 million housing development. This beautiful energy-efficient and sustainable building provides tenants a safe and permanent home, complete with CAMBA on-site social services and a landscaped rear garden with Shona sculpture from Zimbabwe.

Morris Manor has transformed a long-vacant City-owned lot into an attractive neighborhood asset and established a high standard
for affordable housing in Brooklyn.

Social Services

  • On-site case management services provided by CAMBA
  • Nutrition counseling, yoga, financial management, computer training
  • Holiday and social gatherings
  • Access to CAMBA’s comprehensive services
  • 2009 Building Brooklyn Awards, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Best Affordable Design

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Photos: Vanni Archive Architectural Photography

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