Apply for 20 Affordable Apartments on East 165th Street, Starting at $690/Month

June 10, 2016

Applications are now being accepted for 20 brand new affordable homes at 491 East 165th Street in the Morrisania section of the Bronx. The 10-story building will house eight studio apartments priced at $690 per month for qualified applicants earning between $24,995 and $38,100 annually. Six one-bedroom units are priced at $775/month and are available to one- or two-family households earning between $27,943 and $43,500 per year, and six two-bedroom units will go for $950/month for two- to four-person households earning between $33,943 and $54,360 per year.

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Altogether the 40,000-square-foot, ground-up development will contain 53 units. The building’s design by Urban Architectural Initiatives boasts a sleek modern exterior animated by offset windows and yellow-colored accent panels. Building amenities will include a lounge, recreation room, a rear garden designed by Liz Farrell Landscape Architecture, a laundry room, and counseling offices. The building is slated to finish construction later this year.

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Prospective renters can download an application here. Completed applications must be mailed in and postmarked by July 8, 2016. If you have questions about the offer, you must call the Affordable Housing Hotline at 311.


Find below 6sqft’s map of other ongoing housing lotteries:

If you don’t qualify for the housing lotteries mentioned above, visit CityRealty’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.

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    How can I apply for a 2 bedroom apartment. For 491 east 165st