By COLlive reporter
A virtual Affordable Housing Lottery Workshop will take place this evening, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm via Zoom, to assist interested affordable apartment seekers to apply for one of 160 units at 1101 President Street, as well as other available affordable housing in New York City.
There are 9 days left to apply for the lottery, with priority being given to residents of the Community Board 9 area, Rabbi Eli Cohen of the CHJCC told COLlive.com.
The virtual Affordable Housing Lottery Workshop will be conducted by the Local Development Corporation of Crown Heights, Inc., (LDCCH) in partnership with the developers, BFC Partners; New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development; New York City Housing Development Corporation; City 5 (the marketing agents); and IDCC Crown Heights – CONNECT Program – IDCC Crown Heights together with the LDCCH.
New York City has recently launched the lottery for a new development now being built on President Street between Rogers and Bedford on the site of the former Bedford-Union Armory.
Rents at the building located at 1101 President Street are extremely affordable, depending on income, with income levels starting as low as $23,000 a year for a couple.
Based on household income and family size, families are eligible for apartments at varying price levels, with 2-bedroom apartments from $700 to $1601 and 3 bedrooms from $800 to $1841. Smaller apartments are also available.
According to the building’s website, units feature brand new finishes and appliances and plenty of closet space. Tenants are responsible for electricity.
Amenities will include washers and dryers in units, Dishwashers in units, Bike storage lockers, Recreation room, Security cameras, Elevator and Energy-efficient appliances.
Full information and instructions on how to complete the application online are at Housing Connect.
Applications must be submitted through NY City’s Housing Connect website https://housingconnect.nyc.gov/PublicWeb/ by September 19.
For information call the Crown Heights Jewish Community Council at 718-771-9000.