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Rent a $788 Per Month Studio Apartment Near Shopping Hub in the South Bronx

By Eddie Small | October 17, 2016 11:54am
 A total of 72 new affordable housing units are available in The Bronx at 1776 Boston Rd.
A total of 72 new affordable housing units are available in The Bronx at 1776 Boston Rd.
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CLAREMONT — A housing lottery has just launched for 72 new affordable apartments in a brand new building, with rent starting as low as $788 per month for a studio.

The below-market-rate units are located near Crotona Park at 1776 Boston Road, including studios, one-bedrooms, two-bedrooms and three-bedrooms, just blocks away from the New Horizons Shopping Mall.

READ MORE: How to Apply for Affordable Housing in New York City

There's one studio available for $788 per month, four one-bedrooms for $847 per month, 11 two-bedrooms for $1,025 per month and two three-bedrooms for $1,182 per month, according to officials.

The building also includes 12 one-bedrooms for $1,208 per month, 36 two-bedrooms for $1,458 per month and six three-bedrooms for $1,683 per month.

Households making an annual income between $28,355 and $105,100 are eligible to apply for the units, depending on the number of people in the household and the number of bedrooms in the unit.

To see a full breakdown of eligible incomes, visit here.


Prospective tenants can apply online using the city's Housing Connect website, or by mailing a self-addressed envelope to High Hawk c/o PWB Management Corp., at 3092 Hull Ave. Bronx, New York 10467.

Applications must be submitted or postmarked by Dec. 16, and they will be selected for review via a lottery.

The building is being developed through the city's Housing Development Corporation's New Housing Opportunities Program and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development's Mixed Income Rental Program. Construction is expected to finish by spring 2017.

A percentage of units will be set aside for eligible residents of Bronx Community Board 3, city employees and people with mobility, vision or hearing disabilities.