You are reading

31 Units Up for Grabs in Greenpoint ‘Affordable’ Housing Lottery, Studios Start at $1,288

470 Manhattan Ave. (Hill West Architects)

May 1, 2020 By Allie Griffin

An affordable housing lottery has opened for 31 units in a new Greenpoint apartment building, where rent starts at $1,288 a month for a studio.

The apartments are a mix of studios, one-bedroom units and two-bedrooms units at 470 Manhattan Ave and are available to people who make between 80 and 130 percent of the area’s median income.

Seven studio units with a monthly rent of $1,288 are available to households of one to two people who make between $49,543 and $72,800 combined annually. Four studio units with a monthly rent of $2,236 are available to households of one to two people who make between $76,663 and $118,300 combined annually.

Nine one-bedroom units that cost $1,351 a month are available to households of one to three people who make between $52,492 and $81,920 combined annually. Four one-bedroom units that cost $2,364 a month are available to households of one to three people who make between $81,052 and $133,120 combined annually.

Five two-bedroom units that cost $1,638 a month are available to households of two to five people who make between $63,600 and $98,240 combined annually. Two two-bedroom units that cost $2,856 a month are available to households of two to five people who make between $97,920 and $159,180 combined yearly.

A full breakdown of income requirements is listed below. Minimum income requirements may not apply to applications with Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers or other qualifying rental subsidies.

Tenants are responsible for paying for electricity and gas in addition to the monthly rent.

The building has an on-site superintendent and offers various amenities including a rooftop terrace, fitness center, bike storage, resident lounge, package room and in-unit washer/dryer and microwave.

Nearby transportation includes the G train and B43 bus.

The deadline to apply to the affordable housing lottery for 470 Manhattan Ave. is June 29, 2020. Mailed-in applications must be postmarked by that date.

Those eligible can apply to the housing lottery online here.

While the units are given out to eligible applicants through a lottery, some preference is given to applicants with vision, mobility and hearing disabilities.

The building will receive a tax exemption as a result of participating in the affordable housing lottery.

email the author: news@queenspost.com
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Brooklyn man who was cleared in the murder of 14-year-old girl, indicted for attempted murder of teen in Middle Village last July: DA

A Brooklyn man who had a murder conviction vacated by the Queens District Attorney’s Office in November 2022 was indicted in connection to a fatal shooting in Middle Village.

Shamel Capers, 24, of Herzl Street, was arraigned Tuesday in Queens Supreme Court on an indictment charging him with attempted murder and Dante Hunter, 25, of Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway, was arraigned Monday on an indictment charging with murder and other crimes in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Joshua Taylor in Middle Village last July.

Ridgewood liquor store owner arrested for accidently shooting alleged shoplifter from Brooklyn: NYPD

The owner of a Ridgewood liquor store was arrested and charged for shooting an alleged shoplifter from Brooklyn on Monday evening.

Francisco Valerio, 53, was taken into custody and booked at the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood on a first-degree reckless endangerment charge after he accidentally shot a 20-year-old who was assaulting him during a chaotic struggle inside his Franja Wine and Liquors shop at 785 Wyckoff Ave., according to the NYPD.

Five Queens startups win $20,000 each in 2024 Tech + Innovation Challenge

May. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres

A diverse range of businesses, including a yoga studio, an olive oil distributor, a female health care provider, a sustainable mushroom farmer, and an AI-powered physical therapy service, have been named winners of the 2024 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge (QTIC). Each winner will receive a $20,000 grant to support their business operations.

QBP Richards, advocates rally to demand Mayor Adams restore funding to City’s libraries

May. 17, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann

A rally was held at the Queens Public Library at Forest Hills on May 16, during which Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Queens Public Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott, union reps and library advocates called on Mayor Eric Adams to reverse the proposed $58.3 million budget cuts to the New York Public Library (NYPL), the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), and the Queens Public Library (QBL) for Fiscal Year 2025, which begins on July 1, 2024.

Queens elected officials secure $70 million from New York State Budget for school safety equipment in religious and independent schools

May. 17, 2024 By Anthony Medina

Religious and independent schools throughout the city will soon receive additional funding for school safety equipment, thanks to Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi and State Senator Michael Gianaris, who, after extensive advocacy efforts, successfully secured $70 million from the New York State Budget for 2024-25 for Non-Public School Safety Equipment (NPSE) grants.