Apply now: Harlem two-bedrooms starting at $837/month and up—if you make the cut

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Attention affordable housing-seekers: You have until this Friday (January 15) to apply for a below market-rate two-bedroom apartment in a newly renovated elevator building at 2524-2526 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd, between 146th and 147th Streets, per the city's Housing Connect portal.

There are 18 two-bedrooms available at a reduced price, and the income caps are higher than usual. Two apartments are available for $837 (income cap is $34,550 for two-person household; $38,850 for a three-person household and $43,150 for a four-person household). There are six apartments available for $1,083 (income caps: $41,460 for two, $46,620 for three and $51,780 for four). And there are 10 apartments available for $2,000 a month (income caps: $89,830 for two, $101,010 for three and $112,190 for four).

Note: The median price for market-rate apartments in the area is about $2,600.

Applications are online if you're interested, and will be reviewed through a lottery. If yours is selected, you will be invited to an interview. Note:  Interviews are usually scheduled from two to 10 months after the application deadline and you will be asked to bring documents that verify your household size, identity of members of your household, and your household income.

Note: BrickUnderground is not affiliated with New York City public housing. If you are interested in applying to this or other affordable housing developments, please go to the NYC Housing Connect website for information and instructions.


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