Live near Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, from $1,075/month
A lottery will launch next week for 36 middle-income units in the Kingsbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. Located at 3470 Fort Independence Street, the newly constructed building sits about a ten-minute walk from New York City’s third-largest park, Van Cortlandt Park, and steps from Jerome Park Reservoir. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 70 and 130 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which range from $1,075/month studios to $2,388/month three-bedrooms.
Amenities at the building include a recreation room, fitness center, on-site laundry, and security cameras. Nearest transit options include the 1 train at 238th Street and the 4 train at Mosholu Parkway. Commutes into Manhattan come in around 40 minutes to Grand Central, and 40 minutes to Penn Station.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the apartments at 3470 Fort Independence Street until December 2, 2019. Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). Residents of Bronx Community Board 7 will be given preference for 50 percent of the units. Questions regarding this offer must be referred to NYC’s Housing Connect department by dialing 311.
If you don’t qualify for the housing lotteries mentioned, visit CityRealty’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.