Shahriar Afshari

183 Covert Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. All images courtesy of NYC Housing Connect

Affordable Housing Lottery Units Still Available at 183 Covert Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 183 Covert Street, a four-story residential building in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Designed by Shahriar Afshari, the structure yields 6,000 square feet and a total of eight units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are three units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,715 to $139,620.

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516-518 East 147th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx

Affordable Housing Units Still Available at 516-518 East 147th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 516-518 East 147th Street Apartments in Mott Haven, The Bronx. The adjacent four-story mixed-use developments are designed by Shahriar Afshari and yield seven units each with community facility space on the ground floor. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $63,429 to $139,620.

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157 Lexington Avenue

Four-Story, Six-Unit Residential Building Planned at 157 Lexington Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn-based Atkins Partners has filed applications for a four-story, six-unit residential building at 157 Lexington Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant. The project will measure 5,931 square feet and its residential units should average 746 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Shahriar Afshari’s Roslyn, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 22-foot-wide, 2,238-square-foot lot is vacant.


606 Quincy Street

Five Residential Units Coming to Two Buildings at 606 Quincy Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Floral Park, N.Y.-based Metropolitan Homes has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 606 Quincy Street, located at the corner of Lewis Avenue in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The ground-up building will measure 4,788 square feet and will rise on the vacant portion of the 3,248-square-foot property. The site is also home to a dilapidated two-story townhouse at 236 Lewis Avenue. That structure will be converted into two apartments by the same developer. Across both buildings, the five total apartments should average 1,107 square feet apiece. Shahriar Afshari’s Rosyln, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record.


1727 Undercliff Avenue

Two Three-Story, Three-Unit Residential Buildings Planned at 1727 Undercliff Avenue, Morris Heights

Foral Park, N.Y.-based Metropolitan Homes has filed applications for two three-story, three-unit residential buildings at 1727 Undercliff Avenue, in the Morris Heights section of the West Bronx. The buildings will measure 4,410 square feet each. Across both, the residential units should average 924 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments with family-sized configurations. Shahriar Afshari’s Roslyn, N.Y.-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,000-square-foot site is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits have not been filed.


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