Rendering courtesy of The Wilfrid
149 affordable units are becoming available at a newly constructed building in the East Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx. Located at 4181 3rd Avenue and 1888 Bathgate Avenue, the rental building, known as The Wilfrid, offers an impressive menu of amenities including an on-site resident super, a virtual doorman, an outdoor terrace, a fitness room, a residents’ lounge in each tower, laundry, parking and bicycle storage. Qualifying applicants earning 40, 50, 60, 90 and 110 percent of the area median income can apply for units that range from a $462/month studio to a $2,136/month three-bedroom.
The apartment complex is near the B and D trains, making Midtown commutes a breeze; the Metro North commuter rail is even closer. Also nearby, residents can enjoy open space, playgrounds and a public pool at Claremont Park as well as Tremont and Crotona Parks.
Applicants who live in New York City will receive a general preference for apartments. A percentage of units is being set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility, 5%; vision/hearing 2%). Residents of Bronx Community board 6 will receive a preference for 50 percent of units; municipal employees will receive a preference for 5 percent of units.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units until May 21, 2019. 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 CityRealty.com’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.
- 223 mixed-income units available at new South Bronx rental, from $389/month
- Affordable lottery launches at a new Bushwick building, but doesn’t save renters a whole lot
- New East New York complex opens affordable housing lotto for 120 units, from $413/month