Construction Start

July 2005

Occupancy Date

October 2007

Number of Units

74 Apartments
73 Studios

Building Size

53,000 Square Feet
6-8 floors (site on steep slope)

Development Cost

$10.8 Million

Capital Financing

NYS HCR Low Income Housing Credits

Richman Housing Resources LLC

NYS Housing Trust Fund

Community Preservation Corp.

Nonprofit Partner

Community Access, Inc.


SLCE Architects


Vertical Design Construction Corp.

Located in the Morris Heights neighborhood of the Bronx, Davidson Avenue Apartments provides large studio apartments (average size is 482 square feet) for low-income working singles and couples, and for formerly homeless adults with psychiatric disabilities. Tenant incomes are all below 50% of median income. The co-developer, Community Access, Inc., provides extensive on-site support services. The building is conveniently located one block from the 4 train and because of the site topography, rear units have sweeping eastern views.

Rear Facade

Front Facade

Rear Terrace

Typical Apartment Plan

Site Before Construction