The city launched its online affordable housing application system in beta last year, and now the system is fully online. As the Daily News explains, the website allows applicants to enter the housing lottery system. Right now there are five projects featured in Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx. And the Manhattan projects are both ones we've heard of...because they're right near the High Line.
The two Manhattan projects currently seeking applicants via the site are 525 West 28th Street and 500 West 30th Street. The former is part of the Avalon West Chelsea project and will include 142 affordable rentals. The income ranges and rents are, well, here:
The other Manhattan project now accepting renter applications is 500 West 30th Street, the Related rental tower designed by Robert A.M. Stern. There are 78 rental units available, at these rents and for these income ranges:
· Official site: NYC Housing Connect [a806-housingconnect.nyc.gov]
· Entering NYC's affordable housing lottery gets easier with new website [NYDN]
· City Now Accepting Affordable Housing Applications Online [Curbed]