affordable housing

affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

Photo of Crotona Park by edwardhblake via Flickr cc

In the Crotona Park East section of the Bronx, 79 affordable apartments are available for senior households earning between $0 and $51,200 annually. Those who qualify and have one household member who is 62 years of age or older will pay 30 percent of their income for the studio and one-bedroom apartments. Located at 1490 Southern Boulevard, the brand new building has a laundry room, fitness room, community room, elevator lobby lounge, bike, storage, and on-site social services. It also boasts a landscaped rear yard and a large outdoor terrace on the eighth floor with plantings and plenty of seating.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, Williamsburg

Image courtesy of Input Creative Studio

A housing lottery launched on Thursday for 29 income-restricted apartments in Williamsburg. The Kent House, located at 187 Kent Avenue, sits a block in from the waterfront and between two popular green spaces, Bushwick Inlet Park and Domino Park. New Yorkers earning 80 and 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, priced between $1,101/month studios and $2,710/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, East New York, housing lotteries

Magnusson Architecture and Planning, East New York, 2858 Linden Boulevard

Rendering by Nightnurse Images, courtesy of Magnusson Architecture and Planning

In East New York, a new affordable housing lottery has just launched for 206 units at a large new development at 2858 Linden Boulevard. Ranging from $375/month studios to $2,143/month two-bedrooms, the apartments are available to those earning 30, 40, 50, 60, and 100 percent of the area median income. The building was designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, which is responsible for four buildings on the mixed-use site. They all surround a landscaped courtyard terrace, and this building, site one, also has a community room, children’s playroom, bike room, on-site card-operated laundry room, and parking.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, Upper West Side 

waterline square, upper west side

Rendering courtesy of Noe & Associates with The Boundary. L to R: Two Waterline Square by KPF, Three Waterline Square by Rafael Vinoly, One Waterline Square by Richard Meier

Applications are now being accepted for 22 affordable apartments at the Waterline Square development on the Upper West Side. Stretching between West 59th Street and West 61st Streets, the three-tower complex is best known for the starchitects behind the high-rises: Richard Meier of One Waterline Square, Kohn Pedersen Fox of Two Waterline Square, and Rafael Viñoly of Three Waterline Square. New Yorkers earning 40 percent of the area median income can apply for the available $741/month one-bedrooms and $901/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries, Manhattan, More Top Stories

Construction photo of The Smile, © CityRealty

It’s your chance to live in an apartment designed by acclaimed architect Bjarke Ingels. A housing lottery for his project at 146 East 126th Street in East Harlem will launch on Friday for 70 income-restricted apartments. Dubbed “The Smile” for its unique curved configuration, the 11-story rental comes with an impressive amenity package, including a rooftop pool, outdoor movie theater, fitness center, and more. New Yorkers earning 60 percent and 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which range from $1,023/month studios to $2,849/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, housing lotteries

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Located on the border of Stuyvesant Heights and Weeksville, this new rental building at 343 Ralph Avenue has just opened up an affordable housing lottery for 18 units available to those earning 60 percent of the area median income. The building is just two blocks from the C train at Ralph Avenue, and amenities include a backyard, app-operated laundry room, bike room, and storage. The units range from $1,355/month studios to $1,749/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, Morningside Heights

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Known as Enclave at the Cathedral, this pair of 13- and 15-story towers adjacent to the landmarked Cathedral of St. John the Divine (the world’s largest cathedral, to be exact) in Morningside Heights was built in 2016. At the time, a housing lottery opened for the 428-unit rental’s 87 affordable apartments. Four years later, a waiting list has come online that will randomly select 150 applicants earning 60 percent of the area median income for future vacancies in these units, which range from $888/month studios to $1,427/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries

Photo of 125th Street by Blaxtar from Pixabay

New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income are now welcome to apply for 45 affordable units at a new supportive housing building in Central Harlem. Located at 310 West 127th Street, the residence has set aside 60 percent of its units for low-income or formerly homeless households with special needs referred by city agencies, while the remaining 40 percent are available to the public through this lottery. They range from $824/month studios to $1,451/month three-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Bed Stuy, housing lotteries

Photo of Bed-Stuy by Andre Carrotflower on Flickr

Fifteen newly constructed apartments in Bed-Stuy are now available through the city’s affordable housing lottery, priced slightly below market-rate. Located at 325 Gates Avenue, the six-floor rental sits off bustling Bedford Avenue and just a few blocks from the G train on Lafayette Avenue. New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which include $2,204/month studios, $2,314/month one-bedrooms, and $2,792/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Brooklyn, Bushwick, housing lotteries

Photo by Shinya Suzuki on Flickr

Applications are now being accepted for 21 middle-income apartments at a brand new building in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood. The five-story rental at 93 Linden Street sits between artsy Bushwick and Wilson Avenues, thoroughfares that are dotted with hip bars and restaurants. New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which include $1,899/month studios, $1,999/month one-bedrooms, and $2,350/month two-bedrooms.

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