affordable housing

affordable housing, housing lotteries, Jamaica

Rendering courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

A housing lottery opened this week for over 350 units of mixed-income housing in Jamaica, Queens. The luxury 25-story rental, called Alvista Rise, is located at 147-25 94th Avenue, across the street from a major train station, home to the subway, Long Island Air Road, and AirTrain to JFK Airport. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 50, 120, and 165 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, priced from $683/month for studios and up to $2,804/month for two-bedroom units.

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affordable housing, Jamaica, Queens

Rendering courtesy of Omni New York

A new rental with nearly 400 affordable apartments and a low-cost grocery store officially opened in Jamaica, Queens this week. Located at 92-23 168th Street, Archer Green was developed by Omni New York and designed by ESKW/Architects. The development has 389 total apartments across two towers, one at 23 stories and the other at 20 stories, and will be home to an ALDI grocery store and 15,000 square feet of community space.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, lincoln square, Upper West Side 

Photo courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Applications are now being accepted for 26 below-market-rate apartments at a luxury rental building on the Upper West Side. Located at 101 West End Avenue in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, the recently renovated towers contain over 500 apartments and nearly 15,000 square feet of amenities. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the available units, priced at $2,135/month for studios, $2,485/month for one-bedrooms, and $2,760/month for two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

Rendering courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Applications are now being accepted for 60 affordable apartments at a newly constructed residential building in the West Bronx. The 16-story rental is located at 1769 Jerome Avenue in the Morris Heights neighborhood and is one of the first affordable housing developments constructed under the 2018 Jerome Avenue rezoning. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 and 80 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which range from $947/month studios to $2,037/month three-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Bed Stuy, condos, housing lotteries

Rendering courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Applications are now being accepted for 24 income-restricted condos available for purchase in Bed-Stuy. Located at 948 Myrtle Avenue, the apartments are open to New Yorkers earning 60 or 80 percent of the area median income, ranging from a single person with an income of between $37,500 and $50,160 and a five-person household with an income up to $103,120. Available as part of the city’s Inclusionary Housing Program, the units include a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom homes, listed for between $203,682 and $355,811.

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affordable housing, Brooklyn, housing lotteries, Prospect Heights

Renderings of Plank Road by VMI rendering for IF Studio

A new rental tower at the Brooklyn mega-development Pacific Park has opened applications for 94 middle-income apartments. Located at 662 Pacific Street, Plank Road is a 27-story residential building in Prospect Heights, with a total of 312 rental units and a public middle school at its base. New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the available studio, one-, and two-bedroom units, priced between $1,547/month and $3,219/month.

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affordable housing, Brooklyn, housing lotteries, Sunset Park

Rendering courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

If you have ever dreamed of living in one of New York City’s libraries like the live-in branch superintendents of the last century, here’s a chance to reside above one. A housing lottery opened this week for 49 affordable apartments in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located at 372 51st Street, the newly constructed mixed-use building includes a newly expanded Brooklyn Public Library branch. New Yorkers earning 40, 50, 60, and 80 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, ranging from $524/month studios to $2,096/month three-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries

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At 27 stories and 340 feet high, the new Victoria Towers redevelopment at 230 West 126th Street in central Harlem–the site of the former Victoria Theater–has the distinction of being the neighborhood’s tallest building. Leasing opened in July, and now 102 of its units are available for those earning 50, 60 or 130 percent of the area median income and range from studios at $755 /month to $3043/month two-bedrooms (market-rate studios start at $2,238/month). Designed by Aufgang Architects, the mixed-use building complex is also home to a Renaissance Marriott hotel and a cultural arts center.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, Long Island City, Rentals, SPOTLIGHT SERIES 3, Top Stories

All renderings courtesy of VUW Studio

Waterfront luxury living in New York City doesn’t have to be out of reach. Located on the East River in Hunter’s Point South, Gotham Point is a mixed-use complex with over 1,100 apartments, 75 percent of which are priced below the market rate. Applications are now being accepted for 270 rent-stabilized apartments at the Long Island City development’s South tower. The building is open to New Yorkers with a wide range of household income levels, between 30 percent and 165 percent of the area median income (AMI), or between $15,806 and $244,200 annually. That means a single person who earns between $15,806 and $25,090 annually would pay $738/month for a studio and a four-person household with an income range of between $126,686 and $196,845 would pay $3,580/month for a three-bedroom.

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affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries

Image courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

A lottery is now open for 27 apartments at a new rental building in East Harlem near the East River. Located at 2269 First Avenue, the building, known as East River Lofts, offers unique homes with loft areas and a long list of amenities. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income–between $58,286 annually for a one-person household and $167,570 annually for a five-person household–can apply for units that range from $1,700/month studios to two-bedrooms for $2800/month.

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