Rendering of 848 Lorimer Street in Greenpoint (Image: Meshberg Group)
A lottery offering 16 affordable apartments is now officially open at the newly-constructed mixed-use building at 848 Lorimer Street overlooking McCarren Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Qualifying New Yorkers earning between 80 and 130 percent of the area median income can apply, with rents ranging from a $1,125/month studio to a $2,684/month two-bedroom. The brick-and-glass building is six stories tall with 52 residential units total, and includes a street-level parking garage.
Interior rendering: Meshberg Group
Residential amenities include a gym, bike storage, a lobby with a package room, an exterior recreation area on the first floor and a second floor roof terrace. The G train at Nassau Street is a block away, and the L train is within walking distance; ferry service is available in Greenpoint at India Street and in Williamsburg at North 5th Street.
Qualifying New Yorkers have until May 14, 2019 to apply. A percentage of units will be set aside for applicants with disabilities including mobility (5%) and vision/hearing (2%). A preference for a percentage of units will go to residents of Bronx Community Board 1 (50%) and municipal employees (5%). Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). 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’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.
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