The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Arches, a pair of 25-story residential buildings at 228 East 135th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Designed by Fischer + Makooi Architect and developed by The Chess Builders, the structure yields 430 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 60 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $72,000 to $167,570.
Residents will have access to a wide range of amenities including assigned parking, shared laundry room, yoga and dance studio, media room, business center, children’s playroom, a doorman, and a landscaped roof garden. Units include name-brand appliances and finishes, air conditioning, and hardwood floors.
At 130 percent of the AMI, there is one studio with a monthly rent of $2,100 for incomes ranging from $72,000 to $124,150; 25 one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,221 for incomes ranging from $76,149 to $139,620; and 34 two-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,705 for incomes ranging from $92,743 to $167,570.
Prospective renters must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than August 19, 2021.