The non-profit Concern for Independent Living, Inc. dedicated the state’s first large, multi-family modular apartment building in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York. The 65-unit MacDougal Street Apartments will create 18 new permanent jobs and will be home to 65 low-income residents recovering from mental illness. MarketWatch tells MHProNews.com the six-story 80 module complex was produced at Capsys Corp. manufacturing plant at Brooklyn Navy Yard. The $21.7 million project was collaboratively funded by the New York State (NYS) Office of Mental Health, NYS Homes and Community Renewal) HCR), the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Astoria Federal Savings, Richman Housing Resources, and the city of New York.
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