Red Hook Hub Weekly

How to Apply for Affordable Housing

When: Monday, March 21, 2022

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Click here to watch the recording of our Affordable Housing Workshop with NYCLU! NYCLU explains the lottery system and how to apply and walks us through the application process online. [pdf-embedder url="" title="income-guide-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="ready-set-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="What To Expect, Your Guide to Affordable Housing"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="after-you-apply-english"] [pdf-embedder url="" title="affordable-housing-income-eligibility"]


, Community, Housing, Information, NYCHA

Monthly Red Hook Local Leaders Meeting

When: Sep 29, 2022 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Virtual




Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 858 3324 4042 Passcode: 946459 One tap mobile +19292056099,,85833244042#,,,,*946459# US (New York)


, Business, Community, Information

Important phone numbers for the Red Hook Community Justice Center

When: Monday, March 16, 2020


Staff is still here to support you and is fielding calls and emails. Please reach out with questions using the contact information below: DEFENSE ATTORNEYS Legal Aid Society (718) 237-2000 Brooklyn Defender Services (917) 426-5616 OTHER AGENCIES Clerk's Office (718) 923-8270 District Attorney's Office (718) 250-2001 or (718) 250-4782 PROGRAM STAFF Community Service/Social Services (347) 813-0318 or (917) 860-7494 GED (Pathways to Graduation) 718-208-7324 Housing Resource Center (347) 216-5738 or email / Neighborhood Safety Initiatives/MAP (917) 971-6355 Peacemaking (917) 319-0121 Red Hook CARES (victim services) 646-573-4665 Youth Programs/AmeriCorps (929) 277-8554


Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

When: May 18, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Zoom -

In this workshop, we will collectively explore the emotional resilience of the body towards platforms that surveil, manipulate and automate the human experience. Register via using the password "redhook"


, , Food, Information

Apply for Foodstamps ONLINE!

When: Friday, July 12, 2019


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods. How to Apply You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA. You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826): English Español


What's Going On in Red Hook


NYCHA Recovery and Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Jul 5-Aug 5, 2022

Where: NYCHA Red Hook Houses

The New York City Housing Authority is building back safer, stronger and smarter by improving structural resiliency and infrastructure protection at Red Hook Houses. NYCHA’s Recovery and Resilience Department (R&R) is pushing design boundaries in building reinforcements, storm surge protection, and infrastructure upgrades. Below, please find the latest R&R construction update for Red Hook Houses. To learn more about the R&R program visit

Power Plant & Pods Phase Percentage Completion: 49%
Project Start: Q4 2019
Anticipated Completion: Q4 2023

Ongoing Activities:
• Installation of site lighting posts and conduit throughout the site
o The new site lighting will be brighter and more energy efficient
• Installation of new windows at first and second-floor apartments adjacent to the new utility pods across the site
• Installation of underground conduit throughout the site including, but not limited to:
o Water lines by building 2 (101 Centre Mall)
o Gas, water, sewer, and storm lines at the East Plant (formerly 590 Clinton)
• Pathway closure between buildings 5 (752 Henry) and 6 (62 Mill) for several weeks to facilitate site restoration work in that area
o Access from Mill Street to Centre Mall between building 5 and 6 is closed but the management office is still accessible from Mill Street.
• Temporary street parking closures at Columbia between Lorraine and West 9th Street to facilitate the installation of underground conduit that will help better protect Red Hook buildings from unplanned utility outages
• Continued construction of all utility pods (small buildings) including but not limited to installation of framing, facades, electrical equipment, and roofing
• Basement floodproofing work throughout the site to protect flood-prone areas
o All basements except for building 6 (62 Mill Street) are expected to be completed by the end of 2023
• [Non-Sandy work activity] Local Law 11 façade inspection and repair is underway at buildings 1, 23, and 24
o Sidewalk sheds have been installed in those areas and will likely remain for several months

Upcoming Activities:
• Relocation of maintenance and management spaces to facilitate floodproofing work in building basements
• Installation of conduits through Columbia Street

• The Sandy construction team met with the Red Hook East resident association board, property management, and NYPD to discuss the progress of construction and construction-related issues including pest mitigation and parking
• NYCHA’s R&R Department is happy to welcome the newest member of the team, Teroya Huntley (
o Teroya will be assisting with community engagement efforts at Red Hook for the duration of the project and will be on site every day at the LiRo office on Columbia – stop by and say hello!