The Ridgeway VI Affordable Housing Project Is Officially Phius Design Certified

We are proud to announce that Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers and The Community Builders, Inc.’s Ridgeway VI affordable housing project is officially Phius Design Certified! As the Architect for the project, we’re excited to reach this exciting milestone! Projects earn Phius Design Certification when their energy models are reviewed and approved […]

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NYC Hospital System to Double Down on Affordable Housing

By Donna Kimura | March 17, 2023 AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE NYC Hospital System to Double Down on Affordable Housing The Housing for Health initiative aims to build housing on hospital property as well as navigation services, medical respite beds, and social services. Comunilife is developing 93 affordable and supportive housing units on the campus of […]

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MHACY and TCB Announce Monica Lopez as Architect for Ridgeway Project

By MHACY | August 2nd, 2021 The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) and The Community Builders (TCB) announced the selection of Monica Lopez Uran, AIA, LEED AP, Principal of Monica Lopez Architect, LLC, as the architect for Phase VI of the Ridgeway Redevelopment of Cottage Place Gardens. Monica, who has been […]

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Woodhull Community Residence, Brooklyn, NY

Woodhull Community Residence Phase 2 Underway

Comunilife Inc has begun the process to expand the Woodhull Community Residence at the grounds of Woodhull Hospital. The new 65,320 SF, 8-story building will include Supportive Housing and Senior units, in addition to some Affordable Residential units responding to the specfic needs of the neighborhood. The project is at initial design phase. Please check […]

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Woodhull Community Residence, Brooklyn, NY | Monica Lopez

Project Update: Completed | Woodhull Community Residence, Brooklyn, NY

Successful and on schedule completion of the Woodhull Community Residence located at 179 Throop Ave, Brooklyn, NY. The Woodhull Community Residence finished with only 1% of the 1.9 million construction contingency spent in change orders. The project was turned over to Comunilife Inc mid January 2019 and tenants are moving in. Landscape planting to be […]

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MONICA LOPEZ ARCHITECT, LLC Certified as NYC Minority/Woman-Owned Business

ANNOUNCEMENT: New York, NY – March 15, 2018, – Monica Lopez has long been an advocate for high quality design, sustainable affordable and supportive housing in New York City. With her recent certification as a Minority/Women-Owned Business by the City of New York, Lopez has strategically positioned herself to advance the cause. The Mayor’s Office […]

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Woodhull Project Team

Breaking Ground: Woodhull Community Residence, Brooklyn, NY

Construction started in June for the new Woodhull Community Residence. Official ground breaking ceremonies were held on August 16th with a strong presence of elected officials, funders, and other partners, Comunilife and NYC Health + Hospitals. The residence building will be 6-stories, include 89 single room occupancy units and is located on the grounds of the […]

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