A housing lottery launched this week for 32 affordable apartments in the Morrisania neighborhood of the South Bronx. The new building located on the corner of Third Avenue at 545 East 166th Street sits on the same block as the recently-expanded Estella Diggs Park, which has greenery, pathways, and new play equipment. Qualifying New Yorkers earning 40, 50, 60, or 80 percent of the area median income can apply for the units, ranging from a $590/studio to a $1,643/month two-bedroom.
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Amenities at the elevator building include a laundry room and a live-in super. Nearest transit options are the BX35, BX15, BX12, and the D train. Commutes to Midtown would come in less than an hour and the apartment building sits in between attractions Yankees Stadium and Crotona Park.
Qualifying New Yorkers can apply for the affordable apartments at 545 East 166th Street Terrace until March 6, 2019. Fifty percent of units are reserved for residents of Bronx Community Board 3. 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.
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- Apply for 14 middle-income apartments on the Williamsburg-Bushwick border, from $2,081/month
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