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Score a Studio for $519 a Month in a Former Bushwick Convent

By Gwynne Hogan | January 3, 2017 1:41pm
 Here's a rendering of what the development will look like once construction is completed, according to developers Georgica Green Ventures LLC.
Here's a rendering of what the development will look like once construction is completed, according to developers Georgica Green Ventures LLC.
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Courtesy of Georgica Green Ventures LLC

BUSHWICK — Studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments starting at $519 a month are now available through the city's housing lottery in a redeveloped former convent three blocks from the Broadway Junction transit hub.

Households with one to six people who earn between $19,132 and $84,080 are eligible to apply for the 63 apartments, according to the city's Housing Connect website.

The building is a conversion of the former Our Lady of Lourdes convent at 10-21 DeSales Place being constructed by Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council and Georgica Green Ventures LLC, according to its website.

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live cam is currently broadcasting construction progress at the site. Once it's completed, the facility will include bike storage, laundry, an outdoor playground, a shared community room and and intercom system, according to the city.

People who already live in Bushwick will get preference for half of the apartments.

Plans to redevelop the historic convent first began back in 2012.

The affordable units include 15 studios renting for $519, $670, $822 and $996 a month for single people who earn between $19,132 and $50,800.

Nineteen one-bedroom apartments will rent for $558, $720, $882 and $1,254 for singles and couples earning between $20,503 and $58,000.

Ten two-bedroom apartments will rent for $676, $870, $1,065 and $1511 for families with two to four people earning between $24,583 and $72,480.

Finally, 19 three-bedrooms will rent for $775, $1,000, $1,224 and $1,740 a month for families with four to six people earning between $28,423 and $84,080 a year. 

Applications are due by March 8.

Here's a full list of apartments and income requirements.