Lottery launches at church-replacing affordable senior housing development in the Bronx

November 5, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for 43 affordable senior housing apartments in the Foxhurst neighborhood of the Bronx. Formerly home to the Home Street Presbyterian Church, the new residential building at 1017 Home Street offers amenities like an on-site super, lounge, fitness center, bike room, a roof terrace, and card-operated laundry. Available studio and one-bedroom apartments are set aside for seniors who are 62 years or older and who earn a maximum of $41,750 per year. Eligible residents pay 30 percent of their income and must qualify for Section 8.

Developed by the Bronx Pro Group, the 8-story building measures 9,421 square feet and includes a first-floor community facility. The facility will offer programs that range from homeless outreach to U.S. citizenship classes. The building’s design meets LEED Gold standard and boasts energy efficient features.

1017 Home Street, Foxhurst, Housing Lottery

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 1017 Home Street until January 9, 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.

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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