10 Truly Affordable Housing Lotteries Open in Brooklyn

10 Truly Affordable Housing Lotteries Open in Brooklyn
710 Grand Street. Photo from Google Maps.

While we often discuss if affordable housing is actually affordable, here are a few new truly affordable Brooklyn housing lotteries currently open for applications.

755 and 765 Bedford Avenue Apartments, Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • The building includes newly constructed three-bedroom units available through the lottery.
  • Nine apartments are available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Rent is $3,122 for the three-bedroom units, and households applying should have an income of at least $107,040. Households should be between 3-7 people. The maximum income for 7 people is $172, 120.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 2, 2020.

2437 Pitkin Avenue Apartments, East New York

  • The building includes newly constructed one- and two-bedroom units available through the lottery.
  • There are a total of 10 units available, at 40% and 130% AMI (area median income).
  • One-bedrooms start at $783 for one person making $26,846 – $28,880, two making $26,846 – $34,160, or three people making $26,846 – $38,440.
  • Two-bedrooms start at $939 for two people with a combined income of at least $32,195.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%) residents of Manhattan Community Board 5 (50%), and municipal employees (5%).
  • Applications close April 2, 2020.

146 Erasmus Street Apartments, East Flatbush

  • The building includes three newly constructed units available through the lottery.
  • There are one and two-bedroom apartment units available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • The one-bedroom rent is $1,749 for one person making $59,966 – $97,110, or up to three people making a total of between $59,966 – $124,930.
  • Two-bedrooms are $1,999 for two people making $68,583 – $111,020. For five people, income can be $68,583 – $149,890.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 3, 2020.

836 Monroe Street Apartments, Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • The building includes three newly constructed units available through the lottery.
  • There are one and two-bedroom units available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Rent is $2,253 for a one-bedroom with one person making $77,246 – $97,110 or up to $124,930 three people. Rent is $2,719 for a two-bedroom with two people making $93,223 – $149,890.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 6, 2020.

710 Grand Street Apartments, Williamsburg

  • The building includes 2 newly constructed one-bedroom units available through the lottery, and offers washer/dryer in unit, video intercom, elevator, a rooftop with outdoor kitchen, dishwasher, balcony, and storage.
  • The units are available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Rent is $2,184 with one person making $74,880 – $97,110, two people making $74,880 – $111,020, or three people making $74,880 – $124,930.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 7, 2020.

1705 East 17th Street Apartments, Midwood

  • The building includes 11 newly constructed units available through the lottery, with studio, one-, and two-bedroom units, and offers a card-operated laundry room for additional fees, as well as a recreation room.
  • The units are available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Rent starts at $1,400 for a studio apartment with one person making $48,000 – $97,110 or two people making $48,000 – $111,020.
  • One-bedroom apartments rent for $1,800 with one person making $61,715 – $97,110, and are also available for two or three people.
  • Two-bedrooms apartments rent for $2,200 with two people making $75,429 – $111,020, and up to five people with a total income of $75,429 – $149,890.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 10, 2020.

102 Quincy Street Apartments, Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • The building includes 3 newly constructed units available through the lottery, with one- and two-bedroom units, and the building provides a bike room, balconies, and a card-based laundry system.
  • The units are available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Rent starts at $2,000 for a one-bedroom, with one person making $68,572 – $97,110 and up to three people making $68,572 – $124,930. Rent for a two-bedroom is $2,500, with two people making $85,715 – $111,020 and up to five people making $85,715 – $149,890.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 14, 2020.

701 Quincy Street Apartments, Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • The building includes 2 newly constructed units available through the lottery, and offers stainless steel appliances as well as in-unit washer/dryer.
  • The units are studios and one-bedrooms available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Studios are $1,850 with one person making $63,429 – $97,110. Rent for one-bedrooms is $2,150 with one person making $73,715 – $97,110 and up to three people making $73,715 – $124,930.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 14, 2020.

15 Hunterfly Place Apartments, Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • The building includes 3 newly constructed units available through the lottery, with one- and two-bedroom units. The building includes stainless steel appliances and rooftop access.
  • The units are available at 130% AMI (area median income).
  • Rent for a one-bedroom is $2,150 for one person making $73,715 – $97,110 and up to three people making $73,715 – $124,930.
  • Rent for a two-bedroom is $2,350 with two people making $80,572 – $111,020 and up to three people making $80,572 – $149,890.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%).
  • Applications close April 16, 2020.

Fountain Seaview A2, East New York

  • Fountain Seaview A2 is a residential building located at 911 Erskine Street. It has a community room (appointments only), bike room, laundry room, outside recreation area, and parking (additional fees apply).
  • The building includes 199 newly constructed units available through the lottery, with studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units.
  • The units are available at 30%, 40%, 50% and 60% AMI (area median income).
  • Studios start at $328 for one person making $13,440 – $22,410 or two people making $13,440 – $25,620. One-bedrooms start at $419, two-bedrooms start at $509, and three-bedrooms start at $582.
  • A percentage of units is set aside for applicants with disabilities (mobility – 5%, vision/hearing – 2%) residents of Brooklyn Community Board 5 (50%), and municipal employees (5%).
  • Applications close May 27, 2020.

You can apply for NYC’s affordable housing lottery here.

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