Rendering of Debevoise Senior Housing, Courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Applications are currently being accepted for 44 affordable units in Brooklyn that are designated for seniors. The Debevoise Senior Housing building, located at 40 Debevoise Street on the border of Williamsburg and Bushwick, rises eight stories and includes on-site laundry, a recreation room, community center, and common outdoor space. To apply, applicants must have at least one household member who is 62 years of age or older, qualify for Section 8 benefits, and earn $51,200 or less, annually. Eligible applicants will pay 30 percent of their income for the studio and one-bedroom apartments.
According to the HPD’s Housing Connect website, units feature energy-efficient appliances, air conditioning, hardwood flooring, and an intercom. Rent includes gas for cooking and hot water, but tenants are responsible for electricity.
Developed by Arker Companies and designed by Aufgang Architects, Debevoise Senior Housing is being constructed through the city’s Senior Affordable Rental Apartments (SARA) and Inclusionary Housing Programs of the HPD.
Located between Graham Avenue and Humboldt Street, the building is less than a five-minute walk to the M and J trains at Flushing Avenue station and about 10 minutes to the L train at Montrose Avenue.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until May 18, 2021. 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.
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.
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Neighborhoods : Williamsburg