Affordable Housing

Apply to rent a Longwood, the Bronx, apartment for $548 a month and up

By Donna M. Airoldi  | June 28, 2018 - 3:00PM

The Hemlock building at 1000 Fox St. in the Bronx.

The Briarwood Organization

Applications are open for 191 apartments in two new buildings at 1000 Fox St. (The Hemlock) and 960 Simpson St. (The Mulberry) in the Longwood section of the Bronx through the city housing lottery. The buildings are one block apart.

The apartments are studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and three bedrooms set aside for people in several income brackets spanning $20,675-$121,000 for households of one to six individuals, with rents starting at $548 for a studio.

The buildings’ amenities listed include laundry, bicycle storage, and community rooms, with a gym and parking available for an additional fee.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


Both buildings are located between Westchester Avenue and East 163rd Street, and are smoke free. Nearby trains are the Simpson Street station for the 2 and 5 at Westchester Avenue, and the Hunts Point Avenue 6 train stop.

The Hemlock and Mulberry are considered one affordable rental community, and your rental application will be for both buildings. 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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