Lottery launches for 124 middle-income units in East Harlem, from $822/month

Posted On Thu, March 29, 2018 By

Posted On Thu, March 29, 2018 By In affordable housing, Harlem, housing lotteries

Rendering via MAP Architects

A brand new East Harlem mixed-use development, known as Acacia Gardens, now has 124 middle- income apartments up for grabs. The 12-story brick building at 411 East 120th Street, the site of a former parking lot, includes over 180,000 square feet of residential space. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 and 100 percent of the area median income can apply for units ranging from an $822/month studio to a $1,706/month three-bedroom.

Rendering via MAP Architects

Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP), Acacia Gardens has space for commercial and retail businesses, laundry room, a roof deck and lounge and 29 surface level parking spaces. The building sits near the 4, 5, and 6 trains as well as a Metro-North station at 125th Street.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units at Acacia Gardens until May 29, 2018. Fifty percent of units will be set aside for residents of Manhattan Community Board 11. 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.



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Neighborhoods : East Harlem



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