Three Bids for Navy Brig

Three development teams submitted bids for the chance to buy the former Navy Brig site in Brooklyn for $1, according to the city’s Department of Housing, Preservation and Development. The catch is that of the approximately 400 housing units that will be built on the site, some 200 must be priced for low- and middle-income families and another 75 set aside as “supportive housing” for formerly homeless people.

A community advisory task force will take a look at the proposals (without learning the names of the bidders, which will be kept secret) on Feb. 6, and HPD expects to name the winner by the end of the month, according to spokesman Neill Coleman.

Matthew Schuerman

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