Roosevelt Island housing lottery

An affordable housing lottery at Roosevelt Island’s Riverwalk Park offers 313 new units to qualified applicants.

A new Roosevelt Island housing lottery is offering 313 units at Riverwalk Park to a broad range of earners. The spots are for units ranging in size from studios to 3-bedrooms, for as little as $506 per month for a studio.

New Yorkers who earn 40%, 60%, 130%, or 165% of the area median income — or between $21,463 and $218,460 per year, depending on apartment size and number of people in the household — may qualify for the apartments. See details in the chart below.

Roosevelt Island Housing Lottery

These units are in Riverwalk Park at 460 Main Street on Roosevelt Island. The brand-new building has 22 stories and 340 apartments in total. Amenities include an attended lobby, a high-end fitness center, a bike room, a media room, a shared terrace, a children’s playroom, and more.

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Roosevelt Island is connected to Manhattan via the famous tram at 59th Street and a single subway station on the F line, which is just a short walk from Riverwalk Park. From there it’s only one stop to Lexington Avenue at 63rd Street, and three stops to Rockefeller Center.

Qualified applicants for this Roosevelt Island housing lottery should apply online at NYC Housing Connect. The deadline to apply is July 6, 2020. 

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