In the Bronx, construction is complete for the Trinity-Reverend William James Senior Apartments, Governor Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams announced in May.

"As we recover from the pandemic, it is critical that we take bold action to make New York a more affordable place for all, which is why my administration launched a comprehensive $25 billion affordable housing plan to help ensure every New Yorker has access to safe, affordable housing," said Hochul in a news release. "My administration will continue to prioritize transformative projects like this one that repurpose unused space to aggressively tackle the housing crisis. Every New Yorker deserves a place to live and the resources they need to thrive - not least of all our seniors and those who were formerly incarcerated."

View of the Trinity-Reverend William James Senior ApartmentsGovernor's Office

The $84 million development, located at 1074 Washington Avenue in the Morrisania neighborhood, includes 153 apartments for seniors. That total includes 57 apartments which have access to on-site supportive services provided through The Fortune Society.

The project, built on land formerly occupied by the 1860s Trinity Morrisania Church, features ten apartments reserved for adults 55 and older. The remaining units are reserved for adults 62 and older with incomes below 60 percent of the area median income level. apartments are reserved for adults 55 and older.

BronxPro, The Fortune Society, and United Methodist City Society highlight the project team, which retained elements of the former church including stained-glass windows and pews.