Apply for 400 affordable apartments just off Coney Island’s boardwalk, from $367/month

June 16, 2021

Rendering courtesy of Handel Architects

As part of the Coney Island Phase I development, an affordable housing lottery launched today for 400 units, available to those earning 30, 40, 50, 60, 100, and 130 percent of the area median income. Located at 2926 West 19th Street, the new development is across the street from the Brooklyn Cyclones at MCU Park and just steps away from the Coney Island Stillwell Avenue Q train station and the historic Coney Island boardwalk and beach. Available apartments range from $367/month studios to $2,250/month three-bedrooms.

Renderings courtesy of Handel Architects

The two-tower, 16-story project comes from L+M Development Partners Inc., BFC Partners, and Taconic Investment Partners and was designed by Handel Architects. It’s the first of a three-phase project that will bring a total of more than 1,000 apartments and 100,000 square feet of commercial and office space to Coney Island. There is 15,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, a new 66,000-square-foot office for the NYC Human Resources Administration, and a total of 446 residential units. The 46 additional units are set aside units for formerly homeless households, and one for a live-in super.

The apartments have stainless steel refrigerators and dishwashers and luxury vinyl tile floors. Amenities include two landscaped decks, two community rooms, two fitness centers, bike storage, a laundry room, and 96 residential and commercial covered parking spaces on the ground floor.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until August 16, 2021. Fifty percent of units are set aside for residents of Brooklyn Community Board 13. 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’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *