Housing Lottery Launches for 1661 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan

1661 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan via NYC Housing Connect

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 1661 Madison Avenue, an eight-story residential building in East Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by ARC Architecture Design Studios and developed by A&R Properties Group, the structure yields 14 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are five units with a 2.5-month concession for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from 101,143 to $156,130.

1661 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan via NYC Housing Connect

1661 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan via NYC Housing Connect

Amenities include pet-friendly policies, bike storage lockers, shared laundry room, elevator, virtual doorman, and a rooftop terrace. Residences come with air conditioning, high-speed internet, intercoms, and name-brand kitchen appliances, countertops, and finishes. Tenants are responsible for electricity.

1661 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan via NYC Housing Connect

At 130 percent of the AMI, there are five one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,950 for incomes ranging from $101,143 to $156,130.

Prospective renters must meet income and household size requirements to apply for these apartments. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online no later than January 30, 2023.

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5 Comments on "Housing Lottery Launches for 1661 Madison Avenue in East Harlem, Manhattan"

  1. Affordable? To whom?

  2. Affordable? Not for the neighborhood

  3. stop calling this AFFORDABLE HOUSING!
    This is INCOME LINKED HOUSING AND ONLY AFFORDABLE TO HIGH INCOME PEOPLE, not the low income people of NYC
    This is a joke and a taxpayer subsidy to millionaire developers.
    421A is dead for the time being so this has stopped
    At 130 percent of the AMI, there are five one-bedrooms with a monthly rent of $2,950 for incomes ranging from $101,143 to $156,130.

  4. I am looking for a 2 bedroom apartment
    I have section 8 and my husband work
    My number is 347-873-1177

  5. So now we have affordable housing for earners over $100k? This is bonkers.

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