Affordable Housing

Rent a Crown Heights one bedroom for $1,080 a month

564 St. Johns Pl. in Crown Heights is a mixed-income building. Its market-rate apartments and amenities cater to the high end.

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The developer of a new, high-end rental building in Crown Heights is offering 40 discounted apartments through the city housing lottery.

The apartments are one and two bedrooms at 564 St. Johns Pl., a building constructed by Heritage Equity Partners, dubbed one of Brick Underground's 14 best Brooklyn landlords for its buildings' maintenance records. The building is otherwise fancy for the area, with a staffed lobby, a roof terrace, a playroom, a pet room, and for additional fees, parking, storage, bike storage, a business room, a library, a party room, a garden, a gym, and a yoga room.

The housing lottery apartments are reserved for households making $37,029-$62,580 a year, and rents start at $1,080 a month, for a one bedroom. The remainder of the apartments are renting for much more.

Full income eligibility and rent details for the lottery units are here:

The building is half a block from the commercial strip of Franklin Avenue, lined with restaurants, bars, and bodegas. It's two blocks from the Franklin Avenue 2, 3, 4, 5 stop.

If you are interested and think you might qualify for one of these apartments, you can create a profile and apply online via NYC Housing Connect. Details for this particular lottery are 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.