HELL’S KITCHEN — Applications are now open for 17 affordable apartments in Hell’s Kitchen, with rents starting at $1,146 for a studio.
One-bedrooms will go for $1,230 per month, two-bedrooms will go for $1,486 per month and three-bedrooms will go for $1,709 per month at the newly-constructed 424 W. 55th St., between Ninth and 10th avenues.
The building is offering the following 17 units, with household size and earning requirements:
► Three studio apartments are available to one-person households earning between $40,629 and $50,750.
► Five one-bedroom apartments are available to one-person households earning between $43,543 and $50,750; or two-person households earning between $43,543 and $58,000.
► Six two-bedroom apartments are available to two-person households earning between $52,355 and $58,000; three-person households earning between $52,355 and $65,250; or four-person households earning between $52,355 and $72,500.
► Three three-bedroom apartments are available to four-person households earning between $60,446 and $72,500; five-person households earning between $60,446 and $78,300; or six-person households earning between $60,446 and $84,100.
The seven-story building developed by Arker Companies replaced a 3,000-square-foot theater inside a former church, Buzz Buzz Home reported.
For additional fees, residents will be able to use the on-site laundry room, access an outdoor courtyard and store bicycles, NYC Housing Connect’s release said.
Preference for 50 percent of the units will go to residents of Manhattan Community Board 4, the release said.
Preference will also be given for municipal employees, mobility-disabled applicants and vision- or hearing-disabled applicants.
The monthly rent prices include gas for cooking.
Applicants can apply online or request a mail-in application by mailing a self-addressed envelope to West of Ninth, P.O. Box 20189, Floral Park, NY 11002.
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Residents will be selected through a lottery and interview process. The last day to apply is June 27.