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294 East 162nd Street, the Bronx, Melrose

Rendering of East 162nd Street Court via L&M Development

In a partnership between L&M Development and B&S Supportive Services for the Underserved, a new 12-story affordable housing project is now accepting applications for 88 units at 294 East 162nd Street. Designed by Dattner Architects, the South Bronx building, called East 162nd Street Court, offers 126 mixed-income rental apartments, with 37 reserved for formerly homeless families. The remaining units available will be set aside for New Yorkers earning 60 and 80 percent of the area median income for units ranging from an $864 per month studio to a $1,829 three-bedroom.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

899 elton avenue, melrose, bronx affordable housing

Rendering of Elton Crossing courtesy of Magnusson Architecture and Planning

Applications are now being accepted for 198 affordable units at Elton Crossing, a new mixed-use development in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. The building at 899 Elton Avenue features on-site laundry, fitness rooms, a landscaped seating area, resident gardening program and spots for parking. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 30, 40 50, 60, and 100 percent of the area median income can apply for units ranging from a $396 per month one-bedroom to a $1,740 per month three-bedroom.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

South Bronx, the Hub, Bronx development

Photo via Wikipedia

Located in the evolving Melrose neighborhood of the South Bronx, eight newly constructed units are available to rent at 407 East 160th Street. As the Bronx continues to undergo major residential and commercial development, Melrose sits as the epicenter of these changes. It has a bustling district known as the Hub, or the Times Square of the Bronx, which features many retail stores, restaurants and entertainment options. New Yorkers earning 80 percent of the area median income can apply to rent four $1,348/month one-bedrooms and four $1,521/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

In the Melrose section of the Bronx, just a few short blocks from Yankee Stadium, 151 newly constructed apartments are up for grabs through the city’s affordable housing lottery. Located at 3160 Park Avenue, the 12-story building from Trinity Park Avenue Development and Newman Design offers both low- and moderate-income units. As Welcome2TheBronx previously reported, 20 percent of the apartments are reserved for those making 40 percent of the area median income, while the remainder are for those earning 60-80 percent of the AMI. This ranges from $532/month one-bedrooms to $1,683/month three-bedrooms.

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