Affordable Housing

Apply to rent a Williamsburg apartment for as little as $565 a month

By Donna M. Airoldi  | June 14, 2018 - 2:00PM

The apartments are in one of three mixed-income towers going up at 416-420 Kent Ave.

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Applications are open for 65 apartments in a new waterfront building on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg through the city housing lottery. 

The apartments are studios, one bedrooms, and two bedrooms, set aside for people in 15 income brackets, which span $21,257-$135,590 for households of one to four people, with rents starting at $565 for a studio.

The rest of the apartments in the 22-story building will rent for market rates. Building amenities listed include a gym, lounge, laundry, concierge, and a washer and dryer.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


The building is one of three towers under development on the site, located just south of the Williamsburg Bridge between Broadway and South Eighth Street. The nearest trains are the J, M, and Z at Marcy Avenue.

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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