Apply for 43 new affordable units in Highbridge, from $558/month

Posted On Thu, August 17, 2017 By

Posted On Thu, August 17, 2017 By In affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

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Applications are now being accepted for 43 newly constructed units at the Excelsior II, an affordable housing building in the Highbridge section of the Bronx. Designed by SLCE Architects, the building at 120-126 West 169th Street rises nine stories and features 60 units. New Yorkers earning 40, 50 and 60 percent of the area median income can apply for units ranging from $558 per month one-bedrooms to a $1,065 per month two-bedrooms.

120-126th West 169th Street, Highbridge, Bronx affordable housing
Rendering of 120-126 West 169th Street via Briarwood Organization

120-126th West 169th Street, Highbridge, Bronx affordable housing

120-126th West 169th Street, Highbridge, Bronx affordable housing

The building, which sits on the corner of Nelson Avenue, was developed by the Briarwood Organization on behalf of the Highbridge Community Development Corporation. The project, with an expected cost of $18 million, features five studios, 31 one-bedrooms, and 21 two-bedrooms. Amenities include an onsite laundry room and both indoor and outdoor parking.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments until October 17, 2017. Residents of Bronx Community Board 4 will be given preference for 50 percent of the units. Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.

Use 6sqft’s map below to find even more ongoing housing lotteries.

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


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