Apply for 63 newly-built affordable units off the Rockaway Beach waterfront, from $494

October 28, 2016

Rockaway Beach is having a rebirth of sorts as more and more New Yorkers head for its waters on the hottest of days. On top of new restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, surf clubs and other hipster hotspots popping up along its main drags, now comes an opportunity to live in a brand-new construction at 9306 Shore Front Parkway, just steps from the sand. Per the NYC Housing Connect, households of up to six earning 40, 50 or 150 percent of the area median income can now apply for 63 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments priced between $494 and $2120.


The new building comes with a slew of conveniences and comforts including a video intercom, laundry room, indoor recreation, and for an extra fee, storage and parking; A location six blocks from the A/S train makes for a downtown Manhattan commute of about an hour.

Qualifying New Yorkers can can apply for one of 63 units starting today using this form here (pdf). The lotto closes December 27, 2016. 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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