Lottery opens for 126 affordable apartments in the Bronx’s Longwood, from $471/month
Credit: Peter Clements Architect P.C
A housing lottery launched this week for 126 affordable and moderate-income apartments in the Bronx neighborhood of Longwood. Located at 975 Tiffany Street, the rental features a fitness center, a community facility, bike storage, and a laundry room. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 30, 40, 50, 60, and 100 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, ranging from a $471/month one-bedroom to a $1,200/month three-bedroom.
Developed by Camber Property Group and Property Resources Corp., the eight-story building contains 161 total units, with 34 of the units set aside for individuals formerly experiencing homelessness. Peter Clements Architects, P.C. handled the design. Camber and PRC have also worked together on two affordable projects in the area, 1000 Fox Street and 960 Simpson Street.
“It is important that new affordable housing provides options for families of all types and sizes, and the Tiffany Street Apartments do just that,” Rick Gropper, Principal of Camber Property Group, said. “By providing homes for the formerly homeless as well as large families we are ensuring that New Yorkers from all backgrounds and have a chance to live and thrive in our city as we recover from the COVID-19 crisis.”
Closest transit options include the 2 and 5 trains at Intervale Avenue and the 6 train at Hunts Point Avenue.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units at 975 Tiffany Street until August 28, 2020. Complete details on how to apply are available here (pdf). Preference for 50 percent of the units will be given to residents of Bronx Community Board 2. 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.