The latest affordable housing lottery that is soon to open in Greenpoint is at the 22-acre Greenpoint Landing mega-development. 235 apartments are up for grabs between the One Blue Slip and Two Blue Slip towers, which were developed by Brookfield Properties, ranging in price from $2,370 per month for a studio to $3,530 for a three-bedroom unit.
Catered to middle-income applicants, rent stabalized apartments are available for households of one to seven people with combined annual incomes of $81,258 – $183,300.
Greenpoint Landing will have approximately 5,500 total apartments and 11 towers once completed. Two Tetris-like buildings resembling a ziggurat and its inverse are under construction at the development with 745 apartments and a 2.5 acre waterfront park planned.
The the first commercial tenant, Eleva Coffee, opened on the ground-floor of 7 Bell Slip in December and the 24-hour grocery store Riverside Market plans to open in the same building this fall.
The eight-story, 101-unit apartment building designed by Hill West Architects sits across from McCarren Park and has 31 affordable units priced between 80% – 130% of the area median income; the deadline to apply is June 29th.
Affordable monthly rents range from $1,266 for a studio (80% AMI) to $2,856 for a two-bedroom apartment (130% AMI), and 50 percent of the affordable units are reserved for residents of Brooklyn Community Board 1. Continue reading →
Another new apartment building in North Brooklyn is now offering affordable living quarters to apply for via NYC Housing Connect, and this time the apartments may actually deserve the “affordable” title.
The eight story East Williamsburg development at 885 Grand St. dubbed “The Milo” has a mix of 35 one and two-bedroom “luxury” apartments equipped with stainless steel appliances and marble countertops; market-rate two-bedroom units have rented for as much as $3,725 per month according to StreetEasy.
Priced at 60 percent of the area median income, there are three one-bedroom apartments for $1,060 per month reserved for one to three occupants with an annual household income between $36,343 – $57,660. Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
Eleven “affordable” apartments in Williamsburg will become available on Friday to apply for via the NYC Housing Connect website. The two newly constructed buildings hitting the lottery market are less than one street apart at 150 Meserole St. and 142 Manhattan Ave.
A fresh batch of ten “affordable” apartments in Greenpoint and Williamsburg is now open for applications via the NYC Housing Connect website.
Located in the bullseye of the on-going sewer petroleum vapor epidemic, 128 Huron Street in Greenpoint offers three one-bedroom apartments in the lottery; two of the one-bedrooms are priced at $1,999 for one to two occupants with an annual household income between $68,538 – $111,020. The other one-bedroom apartment is $2,250 per month for one to two occupants with an annual household income between $77,143 – $111,020.
Amenities at 128 Huron St. are listed as stainless steel appliances and a balcony. Apply here by July 19th.
The NYC Housing Connect database lists new affordable lotteries opening today at two Williamsburg developments with a total of nine units to apply.
The new six-story development at 319 Broadway has three one-bedroom units available at $2,211 per month for one to two occupants with an annual household income between $75,806 – $111,020. Apply here by June 7th.
The listed amenities include an intercom system and roof deck. 319 Broadway is also approximately two blocks from the Marcy Avenue JMZ subway and close to the Hewes Street JMZ, but as a consequence, the building faces the subway tracks.
Over at 88 Walton St. there are a total of six units to apply for by June 7. One studio apartment is available at $930 per month for one to two occupants with an annual household income between $31,886 – $51,240.
A single one-bedroom apartment is available for $1000 per month for one to three occupants with an annual household income between $34,286 – $57,660.
A pair of two-bedroom apartments are available for $1,213 per month for two to five occupants with an annual household income between $41,589 – $69,180.
The only amenity at 88 Walton St. is simply listed as “elevator.”
A handful of new “affordable” apartments have hit the market via the NYC Housing Connect lottery. The former three-story mixed-use building at 196 Freeman St. between Manhattan Avenue and Mcguinness Boulevard was demolished to make way for the construction of the new four-story building with 10 apartments; apply by May 6th.
At 196 Freeman St. a one-bedroom unit is available for $2,544 per month for one to two occupants with an annual household income between $87,223 – $108,550. Market rate one-bedroom units at the building are listed for $2,850 per month.
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.”