Affordable Housing

Housing lottery apartments are opening up near Yankee Stadium, starting at $864 a month for a studio

By Nathan Tempey  | November 9, 2017 - 1:00PM

The 12-story building at 294 East 162nd St. is set to be a mixture of supportive housing for formerly homeless people and below-market-rate apartments.

L+M Development

Applications open Monday for 88 below-market-rate apartments in the Bronx that are coming available through the city's housing lottery.

The units are in a new 12-story building at 294 East 162nd St., seven blocks from Yankee Stadium in Melrose. The building is 126 apartments in all, the remainder being set aside for formerly homeless people, with attendant supportive services. 

The building is described as having 24-hour lobby staff, an on-site manager, a courtyard, a gym, a computer room, and laundry.

Lottery apartments include studios and one-, two-, and three-bedrooms. They are reserved for households making $31,509-88,560. Studios start at $864 for a single person making $31,509-$40,080.

More eligibility details are here:


The B, D, and 4 trains run out of 161st Street-Yankee Stadium.

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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