Just when you’ve given up on the appeal of housing lotteries — after, all who wins? — here comes one that is worth your while to apply.

A brand-new luxury rental development at 409 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights is open and ready to award 56 apartments in a housing lottery to qualified middle-income applicants earning between $42,000 for a single person up to $135,240 for a 5-person household.

–> Apply for the housing lottery here

The lottery is open to anyone earning 80, 100 and 120 percent of the area median income. Rental rates will run from $1,168 for a studio and up to $2,759 for a 2-bedroom. Eligibility and rental rates are outlined in the chart below.

The building was designed by the standout architectural firm of Issac & Stern, with Adam America as the developer and Durukan handling the handsome design of the 11-story building on the corner of Eastern Parkway and Bedford Avenue, just blocks from Prospect Park.

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How to Apply

To apply online, visit the NYC Housing Connect site. To request an application by mail, send a self-addressed envelope to: 409 Eastern Pkwy, C/o FAC 621 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217.

Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than June 25, 2019.

The apartments at 409 Eastern Parkway feature custom finishes, open-floor living plans and oversized windows. Apartments all feature marble bathrooms with Kohler fixtures, gourmet kitchens with white lacquer Shaker-style cabinetry and Caesarstone countertops, wide-plank oak flooring, and Bosch washer and dryers.

The building is loaded with amenities at three separate levels.

Lower level “chill” zone includes game room, screening area and wet bar; children’s playroom; a fully equipped fitness center with yoga alcove; bike storage; pet spa and laundry room.

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The 24-hour attended lobby has part-time doorman and concierge, landscaped courtyard, residents’ lounge with kitchenette and central fireplace; library and work space.

The rooftop lounge offers expansive city views, dining areas with barbecue stations, wet bar, bocce court and hammocks. The 5th-floor terrace has private cabanas.

If this housing lottery doesn’t appeal to you, see the map for other ongoing housing lotteries:

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