Lottery opens for six middle-income apartments near the Greenpoint waterfront, from $2,100/month

Posted On Fri, July 13, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, July 13, 2018 By In affordable housing, Greenpoint, housing lotteries

197 Freeman Street via CityRealty

A $2,255/month one-bedroom might not be the deal of the century, but compared to the fact that the same market-rate apartment is asking $3,115, it sure seems like a steal. At 197 Freeman Street in Greenpoint, just a few blocks from the waterfront and right near cool spots like the Lobster Join and Troost, six apartments are available through the city’s affordable housing lottery to New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income. They range from $2,100/month studios to $2,715/month two-bedrooms, and the newly constructed building offers a gym, roof deck, and laundry.

The building went up last year and has just 20 apartments. It’s about a 12-minute walk to the Greenpoint stop on the NYC Ferry and six blocks to the M train at Greenpoint Avenue.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units at 197 Freeman Street until August 6, 2018. 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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