Lottery opens for 180 affordable units near the Bronx Zoo, from $396/month

Posted On Tue, November 7, 2017 By

Posted On Tue, November 7, 2017 By In affordable housing, housing lotteries

The Bronx Zoo, courtesy of Julienne Schaer on NYC &C Company

Applications are currently being accepted for 180 newly constructed, affordable units in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx. The building at 1939 West Farms Road and 1926 Longfellow Avenue features an on-site super, security cameras, outdoor recreation space and on-site laundry. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 30, 40, 50, 60 and 120 percent of the area median income can apply for units ranging from a $396 per month one-bedroom to a $1,898 per month three-bedroom.

Situated near the Bronx River, Park and the Bronx Zoo, the West Farms neighborhood offers plenty of nature-friendly activities for residents. Plus, it’s home to the Bronx River Art Center, which hosts neighborhood cultural events. The nearest transit options include the 2 and 5 trains, which will get you to Midtown in less than 40 minutes.

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Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 1939 West Farms Road and 1926 Longfellow Avenue until January 5, 2018. Residents of Bronx Community Board 6 will be given preference for 50 percent of the units. 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 CityRealty.com’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.

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