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Applications are open for 24 discounted apartments in the University Heights neighborhood of the Bronx through the city's affordable housing lottery.
The apartments are part of a 136-unit building on Landing Road, near West Fordham Road, the Major Deegan Expressway, and the University Heights Bridge. The development is also set to include a 200-bed shelter for working homeless people to get back on their feet.
The units opening up are one and two bedroom set aside for households making $26,949-$57,240, with one bedrooms priced at $714 a month.
The development is a 15-minute walk from the Fordham Road 4 station, and across the street from Bronx hotspots Salsa Con Fuego and the Fordham Road Dallas BBQ. Devoe Park and Bronx Community College are also nearby.
The inclusion of a homeless shelter in the project has angered some neighbors.
Full income eligibility details are here:
If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these buildings, you can create a profile and apply online via NYC Housing Connect. 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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