‘Affordable’ Studio At 924 Myrtle Avenue Priced At $1,975


BED-STUY – An affordable housing lottery will launch on Monday, December 10 for seven  units at 924 Myrtle Avenue (between Tompkins & Throop Avenues).

Rendering of 924 Myrtle Avenue by Beam Group

Designed by Beam Group and J Goldman Design, the seven-story, 23-unit building replaces an empty lot and will feature an 800-square foot retail space on the ground floor.

The seven available affordable units at 924 Myrtle include 1 studio at $1,975/month; 2 one-bedrooms at $2,100/month or $2,210/month; and 4 two-bedrooms at $2,550/month or $2,666/month. The units are reserved for applicants earning 130-percent of the area median income (AMI).

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Annual household income requirements are not low, starting at $67,715 for a single applicant and going up to $91,406 for a family of four.

“The building was built in an upscale, luxurious manner to please the tenants,” states a listing for 924 Myrtle in a link provided by HPD. Amenities include a bike room, rooftop deck, gym, virtual doorman, balcony, and laundry room.

A percentage of units will be set aside for applicants with mobility (5%) and vision/hearing (2%) disabilities.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Click here to apply.

CROWN HEIGHTS – Over at 920 Pacific Street (between Washington & Grand Avenues) 3 newly constructed one-bedroom units are available at $2,211/ month.

The units are again reserved for applicants earning 130-percent of the area median income (AMI), with annual household income requirements starting at $75,806 for a single applicant and going up to $122,070 (maximum) for a family of three.

The 5,409-square-foot building will feature eight units across four floors, according to The Real Deal. Information on the building’s amenities were not provided on the Housing Connect site.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 18. 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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  1. That’s affordable. Not on a teacher’s salary; especially if they have a family. They say a lot of people are leaving NYC. This is one reason.

  2. Mayor de Blasio has done nothing to encourage REAL affordable housing in this city. And they have the audacity to want to take over NYCHA houses. I guess they feel that the working poor doesn’t deserve a decent place to live. When are our salaries going to be equivalent to the so called “affordable” rents in this city? I’ll tell you, NEVERUARY!


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