199 affordable apartments available at new Bed-Stuy rental, from $375/month
Rendering courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
A housing lottery opened this week for 199 affordable units at a new housing project in Brooklyn. Located at 1921 Atlantic Avenue in Bed-Stuy, the 14-story mixed-use building has 236 total units, several community facilities, and a ground-floor grocery floor. New Yorkers earning 30, 50, 70, and 80 percent of the area median income, or between $16,218 for a single person and $132,400 for a household of seven people, are eligible to apply for the apartments which range from $375/month studios to $2,501/month three bedrooms.
Developed by Dabar Development Partners and Thorobird Companies and designed by GF55 Architects, the building measures over 264,000 square feet. Of the 236 total apartments, 15 percent will be available for formerly homeless New Yorkers.
Apartments come equipped with vinyl floors, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances.
Amenities at 1921 Atlantic Avenue include 44 enclosed parking spaces, bike storage, a gym, a lounge, a children’s room, a media room, and a landscaped roof deck with views of Manhattan, according to Yimby.
On the border of Crown Heights and Bed-Stuy, the building is within walking distance of Weeksville Playground, Jackie Robinson Park Playground, Fulton Park, and the wide variety of restaurants and shopping options Bed-Stuy has to offer.
Nearby public transportation options include the A and C subway lines as well as the B25 and B47 buses.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until January 4, 2023. Preference for 50 percent of the units will be given to residents of Brooklyn Community District 3. Complete details on how to apply are available here. Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.