Live across from Lincoln Terrace Park in Crown Heights for $822/month

July 10, 2018

Right across the street from Crown Heights‘ Lincoln Terrace/Arthur S. Somers Park, a new affordable housing opportunity has come online. Ten units at the newly built rental 12 Ford Street are available to New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income, ranging from $822/month studios to $1,070/month two-bedrooms. In addition to building amenities including a bike room, laundry, on-site parking, roof terrace, and fitness center, the park offers baseball and football fields, handball, basketball, and tennis courts, playgrounds, water features, dog runs, and outdoor exercise equipment. Plus, the park is in the midst of a $4 million renovation which will only enhance this value.

Images courtesy of EXR/12 Ford leasing

The seven-story elevator building has a total of 49 apartments; leasing launched this past February.

These images are for marketing purposes only; they do not represent the specific units available through the lottery. Courtesy of EXR.

The units have central air and heating, built-in Bluetooth speakers, queen-sized bedrooms, large closets stainless steel appliances including dishwashers, and marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units at 12 Ford Street until July 31, 2018. Fifty percent of units are set aside for residents of Brooklyn Community Board 9. 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. And find future market-rate listings for 12 Ford Street here.


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