1201 River Street development in Hyde Park, from B’nai B’rith Housing.
City: Boston, Hyde Park
Type: affordable rental units for seniors and older adults with commercial
# of Units: 63 One Bedroom apartments
The development will be an example of efficiency and sustainability achieving DND Zero Emission Buildings requirements as a non-carbon producing all-electric building constructed in accordance with Passive House Certified standards.
Community Need & Public Benefits: With both an aging population and rapidly increasing housing prices, affordable units for this population are more needed today than ever before. The Hyde Park neighborhood has one of the lowest percentages of income-restricted affordable units in Boston at only 7% – compared to 10% in West Roxbury and 21% in Jamaica Plain as of 2020.