The Housing Authority rolled out their “Infill Neighborhood” plan earlier this summer. Under the program developers would be able to build housing in order to bring more revenue to the cash-strapped agency.
So far only two developments — Wyckoff Gardens in Brooklyn and Holmes Towers in the Upper West Side — have been selected for new developments.
Boateng said he had been working with tenant associations in both Grant and Manhattanville houses.
NYCHA confirmed they received the letter but have not issued a response and did not answer questions about their plans for Grant Houses. The Community Board did not respond to questions about the letter of interest.