A waiting list is opening up for below-market apartments at a mixed-income complex near Columbus Circle, and housing lottery applications are now available for discounted units in another mixed-income building up in East Harlem.
At One Columbus Place, two blocks from the circle, the wait list is open for studios, one bedrooms, and two bedrooms, reserved for households making $72,500-$124,000. The apartments start at $2,116 for a studio.
Close to 150 of the building's 700 units are income-restricted, and the rest are market-rate. Note: Back in 2012, the New York Post reported that tenants paying high rents blamed their lower-income neighbors for the smell of marijuana smoke and litter in the halls.
Uptown, at 230 East 124th St., five apartments in a 20-unit building are available. The units are studios and one- and two-bedrooms, starting at $867. They're reserved for households making $29,700-$57,200.
StreetEasy reports that the building has bike storage and a terrace.
If you're interested and think you might qualify for one of these buildings, 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.