An affordable housing lottery launched this week for 131 apartments in a newly constructed building in the Bronx. The 13-story building at 150 Van Cortlandt Avenue East in Bedford Park sits near a handful of public parks and playgrounds, including the Williamsbridge Oval recreation center, Harris Park, and the city’s third-largest park, Van Cortlandt Park. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 50, 60, 90, 110 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, which range from $667/month studios to $2,346/month three-bedroom apartments.
In total, the mixed-use building, designed by Marin Architects, contains 163 units and 5,000 square feet of community space in the basement. Residents have access to a recreation room, fitness center, and on-site laundry.
Located between the Grand Concourse and Mosholu Parkway, the building’s nearest transit options include the 4 train at the Mosholu Parkway station and the B, D at Bedford Park Boulevard.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until May 15, 2020. Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). Preference for 50 percent of the units will be given to residents of Bronx Community Board 7. Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.
If you don’t qualify for the housing lotteries mentioned, visit CityRealty.com’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.
- Apply for 35 affordable apartments in new Upper East Side passive house, from $747/month
- 2,000 spots open on waitlist for middle-income apartments across East Harlem
- Affordable housing waitlist reopens for Hamilton Heights’ PS 186, starting at $526/month
Neighborhoods : Bedford Park