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Clinton Hill affordable housing lottery, moving from the Midwest, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen | May 27, 2022 - 1:30PM

Austin Havens-Bowen for Brick Underground

This week readers visited Brick Underground to check out a new affordable housing lottery in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. There are 80 rentals, ranging from studios to three bedrooms, available for households with incomes ranging from $48,206 to $215,150. If you're eligible, you can apply on Housing Connect through the July 7th deadline.

Also of interest: A couple moves from the Midwest to Fort Greene for job opportunities and to enjoy big city life. The rent at their luxury building is far more than they expected—but they enjoy the amenities. 

Here are this week's top five posts:

1) Housing lottery opens for 80 new apartments in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

2) Why we moved to NYC from the Midwest: For job opportunities and to enjoy city life

3) How to rent a short-term, furnished apartment in NYC without getting scammed

4) No slowdown in sight for NYC rental market: 'Still a rocket ship'

5) What you need to know about living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, an under-the-radar place to find a deal

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