The 83rd Precinct is located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. It is primarily a residential and commercial community consisting of one and two family private houses, multi family "railroad" flats and one moderate sized housing development. The major commercial areas are Flushing Avenue, Broadway and Knickerbocker Avenue. There are six senior citizen centers within the command and a large number (130) of Houses of Worship. Over 250 two family homes have been constructed under the New York City Partnership Project of affordable homes. It is currently sponsored by the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizen Council.