The affordable housing lottery has launched for Riverton Square, five 13-story residential buildings at 45 East 135th Street and 2156, 2181, 2171, and 2225 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan. Overall, the Riverton Square complex consists of 1,229 units across 12 buildings with approximately 1,000 units designated as affordable housing. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 55 units for residents at 60 to 125 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $43,852 to $161,125.
Residents have access to 12 acres of park space, 24-hour security, on-site laundry facilities, a children’s playground with water features, a basketball court, assigned parking spaces, bike storage lockers, package lockers, party room, and a private community center serving school-age children and seniors of the property. Units have hardwood floors, sleek kitchen cabinetry and countertops, stainless steel appliances, and charging outlets with USB ports.
At 60 percent of the AMI, there are four one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $1,279 for incomes ranging from $43,852 to $64,440.
At 80 percent of the AMI, there are six one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $1,706 for incomes ranging from $58,492 to $85,920; and eight two-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,048 for incomes ranging from $70,218 to $103,120.
At 125 percent of the AMI, there are 20 one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,050 for incomes ranging from $70,286 to $134,250; and 17 two-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,450 for incomes ranging from $84,000 to $161,125.
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 30, 2021.