Affordable Housing

Apply to rent an apartment in Melrose, the Bronx, starting at $702 a month

By Donna M. Airoldi  | June 20, 2018 - 2:00PM

The new building doesn't allow smoking or pets.

Reliant Realty Services LLC

Applications are open for 107 apartments in a new building at 2980 Park Ave., the Bronx, through the city housing lottery.

The apartments are studios, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, and three bedrooms set aside for people in several income brackets spanning $26,400-$96,800 for households of one to six individuals, with rents starting at $702 for a studio.

Building amenities listed include on-site laundry, bike parking, a community room, an energy recovery ventilation system for better air quality, water-saving fixtures, and energy-efficient appliances and light fixtures. There also will be facial-recognition building access.

Full income eligibility and rent details are here:


The building, located at the corner of 153rd Street, is smoke free and pet free. The nearest trains are the 2, 4, and 5 at 149th Street-Grand Concourse. The building is one block from the Governor Smith 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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