Apply for eight affordable units in the Bronx’s Crotona Park East, from $1,348/month

April 26, 2017

Adding to the development boom in the South Bronx, eight newly constructed units are available to rent at 1417 Longfellow Avenue. Located in the Crotona Park East neighborhood, which was rezoned six years ago to allow more residential buildings in the former industrial area, the building contains 38 apartments that each are about 636-square units. New Yorkers who qualify can apply for four $1,348 one-bedrooms and four $1,521 two-bedrooms.


1417 Longfellow Avenue, Bronx, Crotona Park East


The Longfellow Development was designed by Badaly Architects and developed by Kim Tasher. The apartments offer amenities like electronic keys, security cameras, an intercom, as well as a roof deck is on the top floor. The building is just four blocks from the Freeman Street stop for the 2/5 trains.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 1417 Longfellow Avenue until May 16, 2017. Residents of Bronx Community Board 3 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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