Affordable Housing

Rent a Williamsburg apartment for as low as $865 a month

By Nathan Tempey  | April 18, 2018 - 12:00PM

The building on South Fifth Street consists of all discounted apartments subsidized by city taxpayers.

Dattner Architects

38 discounted apartments are available in a new building in Williamsburg through the city's housing lottery.

The units are studios and one and two bedrooms at 105 South Fifth St., an 11-story, below-market building with ground-floor retail. They are set aside for households of 1-4 people making $31,543-$62,580 a year, with rents beginning at $865 a month, for a studio.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


The building is at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge, five blocks from the Marcy Avenue J, M, Z station, and 12 blocks from the Bedford Avenue L station. It is described as having a rec room, a laundry room, indoor bike parking, a terrace, a yard, and for an additional fee, parking.

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. Apply online here, or print an application and mail it to 105 S.5 th Street, P.O Box 810, 135 S. Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ 08094. Applications must be postmarked by June 22nd, 2018. 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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