Up-and-comer “It” neighborhood Mott Haven in the South Bronx kicks off a brand new housing lottery today with 135 new rentals up for grabs at 500 Union Avenue. The 14-story residence, dubbed the Crossroads II Plaza, has been dedicated to below-market rate housing and is part of the larger three-building Crossroad Plaza project, which includes a include a 21,278-square-foot community facility and 37,687 square feet of commercial space. Affordable apartments have been priced between $538-$861 for one-bedrooms, $655-$1,042 for two-bedrooms, and $749-$1,196 for three-bedrooms.
Amenities in the building include a 24-hour on-site resident super, security cameras, intercom system, a laundry room, community room, and parking; rents also include cooking gas. The building itself is located just steps away from the 149th station along the 6 subway line, and the block is also served by BX 17 and BX 19.
Applications will be accepted today through July 25th. Residents of Bronx Community Board 1 will receive preference. Apply here (pdf!).
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