Affordable Housing Lottery Launches For 1 Flatbush Avenue

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Applications are now being accepted for 37 affordable units at a new development located at 1 Flatbush Avenue (between Fulton & Livingston).

Rendering via Hill West

Available units include 21 studios at $867/month, 8 one-bedrooms at $931/month, and 8 two-bedrooms at $1,123/month. The units are reserved for applicants earning 60-percent of the area median income (AMI).

Annual household income requirements range from $31,612 to $43,860 for single applicants; $33,875 to $50,100 for couples; $40,492 to $56,340 for families of three; and  $40,492 to $62, 580 for families of four.

Designed by Hill West Architects, 1 Flatbush Avenue features 183 rentals across 19 floors. Amenities include in-unit washer/dryers, a common area/lounge, a landscaped rooftop, and a gym (for an additional fee). The market-rate apartments in the building will range from $2,400/month for the studios to $4,400/month for the two-bedrooms, according to 6sqft.

Preference will be given to current residents of Brooklyn Community Board 2 (Boerum Hill, Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Clinton Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Farragut, Fort Greene, Fulton Ferry Landing, Vinegar Hill, Wallabout) and municipal employees. A percentage of units are set aside for applicants with mobility and vision/hearing disabilities.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, July 11. Click here to apply.

Check out NYC Housing Connect for more information on how to find and apply for affordable housing.


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Pamela Wong

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