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12 Affordable Apartments Up For Grabs at New Bed-Stuy Building

By Noah Hurowitz | September 5, 2017 3:30pm
 A rendering shows 27 Albany Ave. at Fulton Street, a 10-story, 47-unit building that will include 12 below market-rate units.
A rendering shows 27 Albany Ave. at Fulton Street, a 10-story, 47-unit building that will include 12 below market-rate units.
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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Applications are open for a dozen below market-rate apartments in a new building in Bed-Stuy outfitted with amenities including a gym, a resident lounge, a landscaped terrace, and in-unit laundry, according to the Department of Housing Preservation and Development. 

Located at 27 Albany Ave. at Fulton Street, the 10-story, 47-unit building includes five one-bedroom and seven two-bedroom units available to applicants making 80 percent of the area median income, with lottery applications open through Sept. 30, according to the city’s Housing Connect website.

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One bedrooms, priced at $1,230 are available for single tenants making between $44,126 and $53,440 or two people making between $44,126 and $61,120, according to HPD.

The two bedroom apartments, going for $1,480 per month, will be available for two tenants making between $52,938 and $61,120, three people making between $52,938 and $68,720, and four people making between $52,938 and $76,320, according to HPD.

A preference will be given to residents of Community Board 3 for 50 percent of the units, for people with hearing or movement disabilities and for city employees, HPD said.

The mixed-use building is a project of BRP Development, which specializes in mixed-income buildings, and will include 18,000 feet of commercial space on the ground floor, according to the firm’s website. It was developed with a exemption through the state's 421-a tax break program, according to HPD.

For more information on how to apply, see the NYC Housing Connect website.