Five chances to live near Columbia’s Manhattanville campus from $950/month

January 2, 2018

Photo of 517 West 134th Street via CityRealty

Applications are now being accepted for five affordable units at 517 West 134th Street, in the burgeoning Manhattan neighborhood of West Harlem. Developed by KP Developers, the eight-story building sits between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway, near Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income can apply for four $950/month one-bedrooms and one $1,050/month two-bedroom.

The Upper Manhattan luxury rental was designed by Floral Park-based Sion Associates. Amenities include a washer/dryer in each unit, a common roof deck, limited garage parking, and bike parking. It’s a short walk away from the 1 train, as well as a lot of shops and restaurants on Amsterdam.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 517 West 134th Street until January 24, 2018. Residents of Manhattan Community Board 9 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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