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


November 2023 NYCHA Recovery and Resilience Red Hook Houses Update

When: Nov 30, 2023-Jan 5, 2024

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: 70%
Project Start: Q4 2019
Anticipated Completion: Q3 2024

Ongoing Activities:
• Installation of new lobby doors throughout the site
• Reopening of the parking lot behind building 3E (626 Clinton)
• Installation of new play areas throughout the campus including new play equipment and safety surfacing
• Installation of site lighting posts and conduit throughout the site
o The new site lighting will be brighter and more energy efficient
• Installation of the new staircase at the East Plant
o The East Plant will hold standby generators and boiler equipment above the flood level to provide full backup power and heat to NYCHA Red Hook buildings
• Restoration of pathways and sidewalks sitewide
• Construction of lily pad passive flood protection measures, including passive flood barriers, throughout the site
o The flood protection measures will help keep water out of flood-prone areas during a storm
• 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 2024

Upcoming Activities:
• Temporary closure of the parking lot by building 1W (135 Richards) to facilitate the installation of a retention tank, manholes and site lighting.
o Nine parking spaces will remain in the area to accommodate the existing senior/mobility-impaired permit holders
• Water service interruptions at select buildings across the site to facilitate the installation of new valves for new building water supply connections
o Residents will be notified of the outage via phone calls and flyer postings
o Property management will set up nearby water stations before the interruptions

• NYCHA’s Pest Management Department has been conducting regular visits to Red Hook to install and/or service bait stations, collapse rodent burrows, and close gaps in building basements to reduce the rodent population on site.
o Additionally, the Sandy contractor has continued to install and/or service bait stations, collapse rat burrows every week, and clean the construction work zones daily.