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WESTHAB PLANNING TO DEMOLISH OLD HOMELESS SHELTER
Release Date: January 16, 2008
WESTHAB PLANNING TO DEMOLISH OLD HOMELESS SHELTER AND TO TURN IT INTO AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR WORKING PEOPLE
APPLICATION FOR ZONING AMENDMENT FILED - TOWN BOARD TO REVIEW PROPOSAL
WESTHAB is proposing to demolish the old WESTHAB homeless shelter and to construct a new six story multi family dwelling. The proposed project would have about 42 dwelling units, 17 studio apartments, 15 single bedroom apartments and 10 two bedroom apartments providing workforce housing to members of the community. There will also be an elevator, laundry facilities, a community room and a fully landscaped green roof that is intended to provide outdoor passive recreation space for resident use.
Access to the property will be from existing curb cuts on Tarrytown Road and County Center Road. 51 park spaces are being proposed, 30 at grade level and 21 parking spaces below grade level.
This proposed housing will be only be for people who work. In the past the property has been used as a homeless shelter. An amendment to the zoning laws are required. The application must also be reviewed by the Planning Board.
If you want to be kept informed of this application please e mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or….drop me a note and I’ll advise you of all public hearings on this application. I would welcome the opportunity to speak to you personally to discuss the proposed application in greater detail.
Your input is always appreciated.