The Atrium at Sumner




Total Units


Units Formerly Homeless Households


Units Senior Affordable Rental


Blocks to Subway


Nearby Subway Stations

LEED Gold Ceritified
LEED silver Ceritified

UBC alongwith non-for profit partners Selfhelp Realty Group (“Selfhelp”) and RiseboroCommunity Partnership Inc. (“Riseboro”) were awarded the Sumner Houses site by NYCHA and HPD through a RFP process. The Atrium at Sumner is the new construction of a 10 story mixed-use, senior building, designed to PassiveHouse standards, containing 8,000 sq. ft. of ground floor community facilityspace and 190 apartments designed by world renown Studio Libeskind Architects.The unit mix and affordability levels conform to HPD’s Senior Affordable RentalApartments (“SARA”) program. The Development Team will apply for Project Based Section 8 Rental Subsidy for all rental units in the building, thus all units are underwritten at HUD Fair Market Rent (“FMR”). Thirty percent of the units will be set aside for formerly homeless individuals and households. Services will be provided to all residents through Selfhelp’s Housing with Services model, with more intensive case management and services provided to the formerly homeless residents. The community facility will be operated by Riseboro who will partner with a Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly(PACE) provider.


Marcus Garvey Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY


Sumner Houses, Urban Builders Collaborative, Selfhelp, RBSCC


Studio Libeskind


General Contractor

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