An NYC housing waitlist lottery is now open for studios and one and two bedroom apartments in a newly constructed 20 unit residential rental building at 197 Freeman St. Randomly selected “apparently eligible” applicants will be placed on a wait list for future openings at one of the five affordable apartments in the building.
Rents in the lottery start at $2,100 per month for a studio and cost as much as $3,219 per month for a two-bedroom apartment. And as with all of the units listed, applicants must earn 130% of the area median income to qualify. Applications for the waitlist, which has 200 spaces, are due by July 14th via the NYC Housing Connect website or by mail.
The building is located between Manhattan Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard and was completed in 2017. Amenities at 197 Freeman St. are listed as a laundry room, fitness center, shared roof deck, garage access and bike storage.
Two new buildings in North Williamsburg are offering 12 “affordable” apartments total to apply for by the end of February with income requirements ranging from 80% – 130%.
While still under construction, both buildings will sit just a block apart upon completion and residents will have ample public transportation access via the L train, the B62 and B32 buses, and the NYC Ferry at the Williamsburg waterfront.
The first of the two buildings via the NYC Housing Connect is located at 196 N 4th St. where there are six affordable units available ranging in price from $1,174 per month for a studio, to $2,320 for a two-bedroom apartment. Continue reading →
Twenty new “affordable” Williamsburg apartments spread among two new developments and priced at 130 percent of the area median income went live on the NYC Housing Connect website today for applicants to try their luck.
At 188 Humboldt St., a seven-story new development just off Montrose Avenue, there are four studio apartments priced at $2,176 per month for one-to-two occupants with an annual household income (AHI) between $74,606 – $97,110. Continue reading →
A trio of “affordable” Williamsburg apartments priced at 130 percent of the area median income will hit the housing lottery on September 30th via the NYC Housing Connect website; apply by October 22nd.
Here’s your chance to live like your average New Yorker earning 130 percent of the area median income, the criteria for the following units up for grabs.
At 223 Manhattan Ave., three one-bedroom apartments are available at $2,276 per month for one to three occupants with an annual household income between $78,035 – $97,110.
The five-story building developed by Sol Ekstein has 6,819 square-feet divided between 10 units, making the per-unit average 681 square feet, YIMBY reports. Who said you can’t live large on 130 percent of the area median income?
The amenities for 232 Manhattan Ave are listed as “intercom and laundry,” which comes with additional fees. Apply by September 9th. Continue reading →