Apply for 87 income-restricted apartments in prime Fort Greene, from $910/month

January 5, 2024

Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development; 142 South Portland Avenue site before construction, photo courtesy of MDG Design + Construction

Applications are now being accepted for 87 affordable apartments at a new mixed-use project in Fort Greene. The Hanson Place Community Plaza development at 142 South Portland Avenue has 104 apartments, 10,000 square feet of community space, and a prime location, just a block from the mall and transit hub at Atlantic Avenue and the Barclays Center. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 50, 60, and 140 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, priced from $910/ month for studios to $3,654/month for three-bedrooms.

Developed by MDG Design + Construction along with the Hanson Place Church Support Corporation, a not-for-profit of the Hanson Place Seventh-day Adventist Church, the complex broke ground in 2022.

Designed by OCV Architects, the 13-story Hanson Place Community Plaza offers an 8,000-square-foot medical center, offices and a conference room for the church non-profit, and a multi-purpose room for programming and meetings.

The building offers energy-efficient appliances, air-conditioning, a shared laundry room, a rooftop terrace, and bike storage.

With proximity to Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, the building has easy access to the 2,3,4,5,B,D,N,Q, and R trains as well as the C train at Lafayette Street and Fulton Street.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until February 14, 2024. Fifty percent of the units are set aside for Brooklyn Community District 2 residents. 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.


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