Affordable Housing

Apply to rent a Crown Heights apartment starting at $816 a month

By Donna M. Airoldi  | June 26, 2018 - 2:00PM

An additional 85 apartments will be available at market-rate rents in this new building in Brooklyn.

Issac & Stern Architects

Applications are open for 29 apartments in a new building at 1511 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, through the city housing lottery.

The apartments are studios, one bedrooms, and two bedrooms set aside for people in six income brackets spanning $30,480-$62,580 for households of one to four individuals. Rents are $816 for a studio, $877 for a one bedroom, and $1,064 for a two bedroom.

Building amenities listed include a roof deck, gym, recreation room, bicycle storage, and on-site parking. Some amenities require a fee.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


The smoke-free building, located near St. John’s Place, will have an additional 85 units available at market rates. Nearby trains include the 2, 3, 4, and 5 at Franklin Avenue, and the Shuttle at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these apartments, you can create a profile and apply online via NYC Housing Connect. For details on this particular lottery, click here. Don't apply more than once, or you could be disqualified.

Note: Brick Underground is in no way affiliated with New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development or the Housing Development Corporation. 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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