Live in an affordable three-bedroom near Brooklyn College in Flatbush for $1,279/month

June 18, 2018


An eight-story affordable rental building in Flatbush is offering up seven three-bedroom apartments for just $1,279/month. Located at 1345 Rogers Avenue, just a short walk from Brooklyn College, Crystal Towers contains 91,100 square feet of residential space with a total of 123 apartments. Residents will have access to amenities like an on-site super, a rear garden, bike storage and on-site laundry.  Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income can apply for the seven $1,279/month three-bedroom apartments.

Crystal Towers was constructed by the Doe Fund, a nonprofit organization that helps people with histories of substance abuse, homelessness or incarceration find work, housing and educational opportunities. Out of the total units, 115 will receive Section 8 vouchers from NYCHA, with 41 of those units occupied by those from the waitlist and 69 of them set aside for formerly homeless tenants with HIV/AIDs.

The building will offer on-site social services for low income or formerly homeless households with special needs. Nearest transit options include the 2 and 5 trains at Newkirk and Nostrand Avenues.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the units at 1345 Rogers Avenue until July 6, 2018. 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.

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