Affordable Housing

Apply to rent one of 170 cut-rate apartments in the Bronx, for as little as $368 a month

By Nathan Tempey  | March 23, 2018 - 10:00AM

The apartments are in three new, low-to-moderate-income apartment buildings, including this one in Longwood.

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A total of 170 discounted apartments are available in three new all-"affordable" buildings in the Bronx through the city's housing lottery.

The largest batch, 105 apartments, are in a new 11-story building at 2028 Creston Ave. in Mount Hope. The apartments there are studios and one, two, and three bedrooms. They are set aside for households making $14,949-$132,840 a year, with studios starting at $368 a month for single people at the lowest income level, those making $14,949-$20,040 a year.

The building is described as having a live-in super, a community room, bike storage, laundry, and for an additional fee, parking. It's three blocks from the Tremont Avenue B and D station.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


A bit closer to Manhattan, 65 apartments are available in two buildings around the corner from each other, at 944 Rogers Pl. and 917 Westchester Ave. in Longwood. The apartments are studios and one, two, and three bedrooms, set aside for households making $31,372-$66,420 a year. Rents start at $860 a month, for a studio. There are permits for a church on the ground floor of the Westchester Avenue building.

Full pricing and eligibility details are here:


Between them, the buildings are supposed to have a terrace, storage, bike storage, and laundry. They are a block from the Intervale Avenue 2 and 5 station.

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. 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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