The city’s plan is geared at addressing a shortage of senior housing and skilled nursing beds on the Lower East Side due in part to the 2015 closure of the Rivington House. /Image Courtesy: Property Shark The city’s plan is geared at addressing a shortage of senior housing and skilled nursing beds on the Lower East Side due in part to the 2015 closure of the Rivington House. /Image Courtesy: Property Shark

NEW YORK CITY—The de Blasio administration reports that the city will be moving forward with a mixed-income project on the Lower East Side that will include 88 units of senior affordable housing in response to the Rivington House closure several years ago.