Brooklyn affordable housing

$2,253 per Month One-Bedroom Apartment Listed in South Williamsburg Affordable Lottery

219 South 3rd Street via NYC Housing Connect

Another “affordable” apartment is open for applications via the NYC Housing Connect website, this time in South Williamsburg at a new six-story residential development; apply by September 30th.

A one-bedroom apartment at 219 S 3rd St. for $2,253 per month is available for one to three occupants with an annual household income between $77,246 – $124,930 (130 percent of the Area Median Income). Continue reading

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“Affordable” Lottery Opens for McCarren Park Luxury Building

848 Lorimer St. rendering (via NYC Housing Connect)

NYC Housing Connect’s affordable lottery lists 16 new “affordable” apartments at 848 Lorimer St., the luxury development known as the Grand McCarren. The application opens tomorrow; apply by May 14th.

The former New Warsaw Bakery occupied 848 Lorimer St. via Google Maps)

The luxury development is between Nassau and Driggs Avenue at the former site of New Warsaw Bakery facing McCarren Park.

The Grand McCarren is six-stories with 52 residential units and a street-level parking facility and is next to other recent luxury developments bordering the park, 868 and 906 Lorimer Street.

848 Lorimer St.’s affordable lottery lists four units at 80 percent of the area median income level and 12 units at 130 percent of the AMI.

848 Lorimer St. affordable lottery units at 80 percent AMI:

A studio is available for $1,114 per month for one occupant earning between $45,086 – $58,480 per year. Continue reading

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Affordable Lottery Opens at McGuinness Boulevard Luxury Development

The former Pep Boys that is now home to Otto Greenpoint (Google Maps)

If you are dreaming of living in luxury directly on McGuinness Boulevard surrounded by gas stations in the footprint of a former Pep Boys Auto Shop, then you’re in luck. The city’s affordable housing lottery presents you the opportunity to apply for one of the 60 low and middle-income units at The Otto Greenpoint, a 197 unit “luxury” development at 211 McGuinness Blvd that markets itself as “community-forward.” The lottery is open through March 6.

According to Otto’s website, amenities include “a full time front desk concierge, a community lounge, library and co-working space, a resident’s gaming lounge, a state-of-the-art penthouse fitness center and an expansive rooftop with pool, hot tub, BBQs, lawn areas, outdoor TV and 360-degree views of New York City.”

Otto Greenpoint (Google Maps)

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