The affordable housing lottery has launched for 2269 First Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Issac and Stern Architects, the structure yields 90 residences and 3,995 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 27 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $58,286 to $167,570.
Units feature name-brand appliances and finishes, high ceilings, chef’s kitchen, washers and dryers, and open space. Select residences will have floorplans with loft areas. Amenities include pet-friendly policies, bike storage lockers, fitness center, doorman, and a rooftop terrace. Tenants are responsible for electricity.
At 130 percent of the AMI, there are five studios with a monthly rent of $1,700 for incomes ranging from $58,286 to $124,150; two studios with a monthly rent of $1,900 for incomes ranging from $65,143 to $124,150; 16 one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,300 for incomes ranging from $78,858 to $139,620; and four two-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,800 for incomes ranging from $96,000 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 December 29, 2021.