Lottery opens for 41 middle-income apartments in the cultural hub of Williamsburg, from $1,231/month

March 7, 2019

A housing lottery launched on Thursday for 41 middle-income apartments in Williamsburg. Designed by Aufgang Architects, the brand new rental at 123 Hope Street opened last summer and features a modern design mixed with a factory feel. The rental sits near all of the neighborhood’s hot-spots, including restaurants like Emmy Squared and Don Pancho Villa and bars like St. Mazie Bar & Super Club and Banter Bar. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 80 and 120 percent of the area median income can apply for the apartments, which range from a $1,231/month studio to a $2,759/month two-bedroom.

123 Hope Street via CityRealty

Interiors, designed by Craft Studio, boast a muted-aesthetic, with light hardwood floors, light-gray walls, and white tile backsplashes. The units come equipped with stainless steel appliances and in-unit laundry.

Residents can enjoy a landscaped roof deck, fitness center, a lounge, co-working space, and a library. The nearest transit options include the L and G trains at Metropolitan Avenue and the J, M, Z trains at Hewes Street.

123 Hope Street, Williamsburg, Affordable Housing

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 123 Hope Street until May 6, 2019. Fifty percent of units are set aside for residents of Brooklyn Community Board 1. 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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