A new affordable housing lottery is offering larger apartments in a brand-new development in Bushwick. Located at 22 Melrose Street, the boutique rental building has a total of eight apartments. Three of them are part of the new Bushwick housing lottery, including a pair of 2-bedroom apartments and one 3-bedroom unit.

Qualified applicants must earn 130 percent of the area median income, which means a range of annual incomes from $93,463 for a two-person household all the way up to $143,910 for a six-person household. Rentals are $2,726 for the 2-bedrooms and $3,143 for the 3-bedroom. For comparison, a market-rate 3-bedroom in this building asked $3,610 in rent.

illustration of 22 Melrose Street apartments

To apply online, go to NYC Housing Connect. To request an application by mail, send a self-addressed envelope to: D & J Signature Holdings LLC, C/O Metropolitan Realty Exemption, 118 Middleton Street, Brooklyn NY 11206.

Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than Feb. 23, 2018.

The building has bike storage, a package room for deliveries, laundry and central air.

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