Looking for a brand-new apartment at an affordable price in a burgeoning section of Bed-Stuy? A new housing lottery has just been announced for 12 units at 27 Albany Avenue in Stuyvesant Heights, with rents starting at $1,230 for a 1-bedroom. The deadline to apply is Sept. 20, 2017.

Photo of building at 27 Albany Avenue

Eligible applicants must earn 80 percent of the area median income for 1- or 2-bedroom apartments in the new rental development from BRP Development. Acceptable salary ranges are listed in the chart below, along with rental prices for the 50-unit, 10-story building. Many units are now up for lease at market rates well above the affordable ones.

Illustration of chart for 27 Albany avenue lottery
The new 27 Albany offers 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom luxury rentals that are modern and spacious, with stainless steel appliances and in-unit washers and dryers. Building amenities include a Virtual Doorman, package room, on-site parking and storage. The building is pet-friendly and completely smoke-free.

To apply online, visit the NYC Housing Connect site. To request an application by mail, send a self-addressed envelope to: 1357 Broadway Box 307, New York, NY 10018. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than Sept. 20, 2017.

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