The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Willoughby, a 34-story mixed-use building at 196 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the structure yields 476 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 143 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $86,503 to $167,570.
Residents will have access to a fitness center, business and lounge areas, a dog spa and exterior dog run, garage, media room, concierge, and an outdoor terrace with cooking and seating areas. Units include washers and dryers, dishwashers, Caesarstone countertops, name-brand appliances and finishes, air conditioning, and walnut oak floors. Tenants are responsible for electricity.
At 130 percent of the AMI, there are 45 studios with a monthly rent of $2,523 for incomes ranging from $86,503 to $124,150; 71 one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,700 for incomes ranging from $92,572 to $139,620; and 27 two-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $3,235 for incomes ranging from $110,915 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 March 21, 2022.