Six chances to live near Green-Wood Cemetery, from $1,035 a month

January 5, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery via Wiki Commons

A rental building with some stellar amenities at 198 19th Street in a rapidly-developing section of Greenwood Heights is now accepting applications for six newly-constructed affordable units. The five-story residence is just a few blocks from Green-Wood Cemetery, the popular Park Slope and Gowanus neighborhoods, and the D and R trains. An impressive amenities package includes a common roof deck, gym and recreation space, basement storage, furnished common area, and washers and dryers in each unit. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 60 percent of the area median income can apply for the $1,035/month one-bedroom apartments and $1,175/month two-bedroom units.

Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable units at 198 19th Street until January 29, 2018. A percentage of units will be set aside for applicants with disabilities; residents of Brooklyn Community Board 7 will be given preference for 50 percent of units and municipal employees will be given preference for 5 percent of 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’s no-fee rentals page for other apartment deals in the city.


Images courtesy of CitiHabitats; Interior renderings are general marketing images and do not represent the specific units available through the housing lottery

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