A housing lottery has opened for six 2-bedroom units in a new 24-unit rental development in the Ocean Hill section of Bed-Stuy. Here are the details:
- What: Housing lottery for six newly constructed units at 62-66 Somers St. in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn.
- Who can apply: Households earning 130 percent of the area median income.
- Where to apply: Online or through the mail. To apply online, go to NYC Housing Connect. To apply by mail, request an application by sending a self-addressed envelope and stamp to 62, 66 Somers, c/o Reside New York, 381 South 5th Street, Unit 1, Brooklyn, NY, 11211.
- Deadline: Sept. 28, 2018
The target audience for this lottery is middle-income earners, starting with 2-person households making between $77,178 and $108,550, all the way up to 4-person households with annual incomes of up to $135,590. The income qualifications are shown below.
The new rental development on Somers Street is just a block from the C train station at Rockaway Avenue. Apartment interiors are finished with oak floors, split AC units, heat in every room, and 9-foot ceilings. Building amenities include washer-dryers and a shared rooftop deck with city views.