January 12th, 2023

HPD Selects Urbane and Partners for 238-unit Wellness and Healing-Focused Affordable Housing Development in Bed-Stuy

Naim Brown
Naim Brown
Androniki Lagos
Androniki Lagos

We are excited to announce our official designation as co-developers, alongside RiseBoro Community Partnership and IMPACCT Brooklyn on the Steps at Saratoga project in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn! In addition to the 238 units of affordable housing, this project will act as a hub for community wealth building, cooperative economics, food justice, and holistic wellness for the community of Bed-Stuy! Thanks to NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development for the vote of confidence in our team's vision for Community Wealth and Wellness and the myriad partners who will bring this project to life!

Official City Press Release: Bed-Stuy Community Wealth and Wellness RFP Site 2 Designation | City of New York (

6sqft: Wellness-focused housing development with 238 affordable units coming to Bed-Stuy | 6sqft

Connect CRE: NYC HPD Selects Development Proposal for Bed-Stuy Affordable Complex - Connect CRE

Real Estate Weekly: HPD Selects Plans and Partners for 238-Unit Wellness and Healing-Focused Affordable Housing Development | Real Estate Weekly (

Patch: 238 Unit Affordable Housing Development To Grow From Bed-Stuy Lot | Bed-Stuy, NY Patch

Brownstoner: Bed Stuy to Get Truly Affordable Complex With 238 Apartments, Food Co-op, Community Programs | Brownstoner

Brooklyn Paper: Bed-Stuy to get truly affordable complex with 238 apartments, food co-op, community programs • Brooklyn Paper

Urbanize New York: 238-unit affordable housing complex coming to 2014-2042 Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy | Urbanize New York

Design partners: Marvel Architecture
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“The Steps at Saratoga development pushes the envelope beyond quality affordable housing; this project invests in the health and wealth of Bed-Stuy through community-led food justice initiatives, a consortium of wellness-focused enterprises, and a first of its kind community-owned broadband network that will lay the groundwork for community wealth for generations to come.”

- James Johnson-Piett, CEO and Principal of Urbane

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