Housing lottery launches for 24 apartments in the Allerton section of the Bronx
- New Yorkers who earn $99,086 to $198,250 are eligible to apply
- The building has a roof terrace, bike storage, and a community space
NYC Housing Connect.
Housing lottery applications are open for 24 rent-stabilized apartments at a new development in the Allerton section of the Bronx. New Yorkers who earn $99,086 to $198,250 are eligible to apply, depending on the size of the household. Rents start at $2,890 for a studio.
The building at 3073 Barker Ave. has a rooftop terrace, bike storage lockers, and a community facility, according to developer Affordable Living NY. The 24,273-square-foot building is located near the Burke Avenue subway station, where you can catch the 2 and 5 trains.
The 14-story building, which has not yet received its certificate of occupancy, is one of a handful of developments Affordable Living NY is building in the Bronx, according to Affordable Living’s website and Department of Buildings records.
The apartments are set aside for New Yorkers earning 130 percent of the area median income (AMI)—a metric that depends on how many people you live with. Currently the AMI for New York City is $113,000 for a two-person household. The apartments available include studios as well as one- and two-bedroom apartments.
There are 12 one-bedroom apartments available for households that earn $104,880 to $165,230. The rent for these apartments is $3,059.
Applications must be submitted online or postmarked no later than Dec. 20th.
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.
Winning a rent-stabilized apartment can be life changing: Rent increases are capped and lease renewals are automatic, providing long-term stability for NYC renters. Need more information on how the housing lottery works? Check out “6 steps for applying to NYC's affordable housing lottery.”
For some advice from successful applicants read “How to land a rental apartment through NYC's affordable housing lottery.” And if you or someone you know is having trouble with the application process, consider reaching out to a housing ambassador in the community.
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 these or other affordable housing developments, please go to NYC Housing Connect for information and instructions.
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