Today’s housing lottery round-up features five buildings with affordable units on Housing Connect with deadlines closing within the next seven days. Unfortunately, an update to the Housing Connect website this week has apparently left the system rather glitchy, as it now lists incorrect numbers of units remaining, and the photos and renderings have similarly become defunct, all in the midst of New York City’s worst housing crisis since the 1930s.
405 Dumont Avenue
The affordable housing lottery is now open for Van Dyke II, a 12-story mixed-use development at 405 Dumont Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Trinity Financial in partnership with the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Housing Development Corporation, the Housing Authority, the 205,500-square-foot will yield a total 188 units in a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 125 apartments for residents at 30 to 60 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $15,086 to $84,600.
Developers and city officials recently gathered at 405 Dumont Avenue to celebrate the commencement of construction on a new 100-percent affordable housing project. The development is known as Van Dyke III and is situated within the Van Dkye Houses campus in Brownsville, Brooklyn.