Affordable Housing

Apply to rent an East New York apartment starting at $395 a month

By Donna M. Airoldi  | September 24, 2018 - 2:00PM

Three buildings in the development will have 240 new apartments available through the city’s housing lottery.


Applications are open for 240 newly constructed apartments at 453 Hinsdale St., 500 Livonia Ave., and 487 Livonia Ave. in East New York, available via the city's housing lottery.

The apartments are studios, one, two, and three bedrooms set aside for people in multiple income brackets spanning $15,429-$72,600 for one to six people. Rents start at $395 a month for a studio. The units are for households earning from 30 percent to 60 percent of the area median income.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


The smoke-free building’s listed amenities include an on-site resident super, card-operated laundry room, fitness room, bicycle storage, and an outdoor terrace.

Called the Livonia Apartments, the buildings are located at the corner of Livonia Avenue and Hinsdale Street, which is two blocks from the Livonia L train station and five blocks from the Junius Street 3 train station. Two parks are nearby, Livonia Park and Lion’s Pride Playground.

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.

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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