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Atlantic Yards first affordable apartments available through lottery

Posted: April 28, 2016 - 9:45pm

The first affordable apartments to become available at Atlantic Yards have entered the City lottery process. 461 Dean Street, formerly known as B2, is offering 181 affordable studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. Eligible tenants may earn between $20,675 for an individual and $144,960 for a family of four. Each apartment features stainless steel kitchen appliances and a washer and dryer.

More information, including a detailed breakdown of the available units by income target and a schedule for information sessions, is available at affordable.461dean.com.

Residents of Brooklyn community districts 2, 3, 6 and 8 receive lottery preference for 50% of all affordable apartments offered at Atlantic Yards. To apply for the 461 Dean Street lottery, visit HPD's Housing Connect site (applications close June 27). If you have not yet registered for Housing Connect, you may do so here.

Community Housing Forum

Start Date: 
February 6, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Sponsored By: 
PS9 PTO, State Senator Jesse Hamilton, PHNDC
Location: 
PS9 Auditorium
80 Underhill Avenue
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

 

Amid rising rents and a rapidly changing neighborhood, tenants need to know what they can do when harassed by landlords and how interested parties can prepare for lotteries through which affordable apartments leased.  Join Fifth Avenue Committee, IMPACCT Brooklyn, and Mutual Housing Association of New York to discuss affordable housing available in the Prospect Heights area and discuss how affordable housing works to meet the needs of households of diverse economic means.  Following the panel, there will be a Q&A with speakers.

Sponsors include:

  • State Senator Velmanette Montgomery
  • State Senator Jesse Hamilton
  • Assembly Member Walter Mosley
  • Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon
  • Council Member Laurie Cumbo
Open to: 
General public

Affordable housing lottery seminar

Start Date: 
February 5, 2015 - 6:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Sponsored By: 
Council Member Laurie Cumbo, Assembly Member Walter Mosley
Location: 
Bethany United Methodist Church
1208 St. John's Place
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

Looking for affordabled housing in Brooklyn?

New City-subsidized affordable buildings are coming to downtown Brooklyn. They'll be available through NYC HPD's lottery system. Attend a free seminar to learn tips on how to correctly fill out and submit housing lottery applications.

RSVP to (718) 246-8080 x207.

Open to: 
General public (RSVP required)

The Affordable Housing Crisis

Start Date: 
January 15, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Sponsored By: 
Borough President Eric Adams, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, local elected officials
Location: 
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
85 South Oxford Street (corner of Lafayette Ave.)
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

Join local elected leaders, City and State officials, and housing advocates for a community discussion on Brooklyn's affordable housing crisis. Topics will include the stabilization of the affordable housing supply, the pending expiration of rent stabilization laws, and how the community can organize for action. More details are in the event flyer.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact Senator Montgomery’s Office at 718-643-6140 or email OJONAS@NYSENATE.GOV.

 

Open to: 
General public

Local elected officials, housing advocates protest tenant harassment

Posted: December 13, 2014 - 6:05pm

On December 11, local elected officials and affordable housing advocates demonstrated in front of the cooperative apartment building at 230 Park Place in Prospect Heights. Assembly Member Walter Mosley, City Council Member Laurie Cumbo, and members of the Fifth Avenue Committee and the Pratt Area Community Council protested the harassment of tenant Carmen Pineiro by the co-op's board. 

Tenants' Forum

Start Date: 
November 19, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Housing
Sponsored By: 
NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development, Council Member Laurie Cumbo
Location: 
St. Joseph's College
271 Waverly Avenue St. Angela's Hall
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

This Tenants' Forum is an opportunity for tenants to get information on issues such as their rights and responsibilities, housing code violations, housing court, rent protectons for seniors and disabled persons, NYCHA, Section 8, bedbugs, discrimination and much more.

Open to: 
General public