housing lotteries

affordable housing, housing lotteries, Jamaica

Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

A new affordable housing lottery has launched for 33 middle-income units at a new rental building in downtown Jamaica. Located at 148-37 88th Avenue, the building is convenient to public transportation and offers “one of the most panoramic views available in Queens,” according to the posting. Those earning 130 percent of the area median income are eligible to apply for the units, which range from $1,726/month studios to $3,612/month three-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

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Located at 69 East 233rd Street, right across from Woodlawn Cemetery and adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park, this senior-housing building has just launched an affordable housing lottery for 55 apartments. Available to New Yorkers aged 62+ earning 50 percent of the area median income and who qualify for Section 8 benefits, the studios and one-bedrooms will cost 30 percent of one’s income. In addition to its proximity to ample outdoor space, the building features green infrastructure and its own outdoor gardening spaces.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Applications are now being accepted for 35 studios set aside for low-income New Yorkers. Located at 555 Nereid Avenue in Wakefield, the building sits on the site of the former Joseph A. Muller Army Reserve Center. The newly redesigned four-story site, dubbed the Muller Residences, now contains roughly 90 units, with 54 apartments set aside for formerly homeless veterans and 35 for those earning 60 percent of the area median income, which are available through this current housing lottery. Applicants must earn between $30,583 annually for a one-person household and $57,000 annually for a two-person household to qualify for the $892/month studio apartments.

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affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries

152 East 116th Street, second from right. Photo © Ondel Hylton/CityRealty

An affordable housing lottery has opened for seven income-restricted HDFC co-ops in East Harlem. The two-bedroom apartments, located at 152 East 116th Street, are available to those earning 90 percent of the area median income, which correlates to a two-person household earning between $70,672 and $85,950 annually up to a five-person household earning between $70,672 and $116,010. The estimated sale price of the units is $208,854 and those selected will have to put a minimum of three percent down.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

A housing lottery launched this week for 35 middle-income apartments at a brand new Bronx building. The residential building is located at 761 East 233rd Street in the neighborhood of Wakefield, just a few blocks from the huge and historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 120 percent of the area median income, or between $56,572 annually for a one-person household and $154,680 annually for a two-person household, can apply for the units, which include $1,650/month studios, $1,750/month one-bedrooms, and $2,000 two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, kips bay

Streetview of 325 East 25th Street; Map data © 2021 Google

Located where Gramercy Park and Kips Bay meet, the residential building at 325 East 25th Street is now accepting applications for over 50 mixed-income apartments. Designed by SLCE Architects, the nine-story tower is reopening a housing lottery for nine vacant apartments, although all eligible applicants will be placed on the waitlist for any future vacancies. New Yorkers earning 80, 120, 145, and 165 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, which range in price from $1,458/month two-bedrooms to $2,612/month one-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, Williamsburg

Streetview of 321 Wythe Avenue; Map data © 2021 Google

The 19-story rental at 321 Wythe Avenue opened in 2019, just two blocks from the South Williamsburg waterfront. After initially opening a lottery for 39 middle-income units, the building is relaunching its waitlist for these apartments. Currently, there are two vacant units, but all applicants will be placed on the list for future vacancies. Those earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the units that range from a $1,999/month one-bedroom to $2,459/month two-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, housing lotteries, Midwood

All renderings and photos courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income can apply for 13 apartments in a brand-new Midwood, Brooklyn rental. Located at 1941 Coney Island Avenue, the building is called The Posh and offers tenants a roof deck, parking garage with electric car charging, gym, and more. The apartments, which include $1,850/month studios, $2,250/month one-bedrooms, and $2,750/month three-bedrooms, have sleek interiors with big, floor-to-ceiling windows.

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affordable housing, Bronx, housing lotteries

Rendering of 1115 Commonwealth Avenue courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Applications are now being accepted for 283 mixed-income apartments at a mixed-use development in the South Bronx. The available units are found across three buildings, located at 1775 Watson Avenue, 1111 Commonwealth Avenue, and 1115 Commonwealth Avenue in Soundview. New Yorkers with households earning 30, 40, 50, 60, or 100 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which range from $375/month studios to $2,143/month three-bedrooms.

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affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries

Rendering courtesy of NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

An affordable housing lottery for those earning 30, 60, or 100 percent of the area median income has launched at the new Harlem rental Balton Commons. Located at 267 West 126th Street, the energy-efficient building meets Passive House standards and will feature tech incubator space managed by Silicon Harlem, community facility space, and ground-floor retail. The 32 available units range from $362/month studios to $2,398/three-bedrooms.

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